TB is about Human lives and the sustainability of Human society. As successful treatment of the multi-drug resistent TB cases is becoming increasingly impossible, the urgency and dire need for both preventive strategies as well as an efficient vaccine are paramount. Alcohol policy measures have added value in the global response to the tuberculosis epidemic…

Maik Dünnbier Maik's Blog Published: 2015.03.24

The IOGT story at CSW59 generated from our social media channels Twitter, Facebook and Instagram…

Kristina Sperkova Kristina's Blog Published: 2015.03.22

Everything you need to know about our work at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs…

Pubudu Sumanasekara Pubudu’s Blog Published: 2015.03.09

A look behind the scenes, through Brenda’s eyes, of the International Board Meeting in Oslo, Norway. You’ll see a greeting from the Presidents and Vice Presidents, read about impressions, discussions, team-building activities and food…

Brenda Mkwesha Brenda's Blog Published: 2015.03.04

David Beckham and alcohol industry giant Diageo put their own profits over the rights and well-being of children around the world. And those who are supposed to curb harmful marketing practices stand idly by…

Esbjörn Hörnberg Esbjorn’s Blog Published: 2015.01.29

From #IOGT14
We managed to achieve a lot in the last four years. We have taken our global advocacy to new heights. We have raised the profile of our work for children’s rights as well as for our work for treatment and rehabilitation. We have developed and established a new visual identity of IOGT and we’ve made IOGT International a brand for heart-driven work for a freer and richer life.
As you could read, see and hear, the success are many. And yet, numerous challenges remain – I highlight some of them in my speech at the Opening of this year’s World Congress…

Sven-Olov Carlsson Sven-Olov’s Blog Published: 2014.11.08

An insight into the advocacy initiatives in the State of Kerala, India reversing the trend of increasing alcohol use and putting Kerala on track to become free from alcohol harm…

Johnson Edayaranmula Johnson's Blog Published: 2014.08.28

In Kenya alcohol harm is rampant, especially among children and youth, which means a looming burden on development. There’s only one stakeholder profiting from this: Big Alcohol.
But there’s also hope in both the law that is in place and in the work done by civil society…

Moses Waweru Moses' Blog Published: 2014.08.24

As Indian government official step up enforcement of rules governing alcohol import, multinational corporations are found to violate basic laws. The impasse at the customs is utilised by foreign diplomats who are bootlegging their alcohol…
We see illegal and shameful behaviour that imports alcohol harm into our country…

Suneel Vatsyayan Suneel's Blog Published: 2014.08.17