SARN Videos

ICARA-led webinars 2021

Supported by the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) and Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP). The ICARA-led webinar series is sponsored by the Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA).

Alcohol consumption & harms during COVID-19 in four continents | 17 August 2021

Introductory remarks from the Chair, Dr Claire Wilkinson – Dr Claire Wilkinson (NHMRC Senior Research Fellow at University of New South Wales, and Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR), La Trobe University) first provides an overview of the webinar then provides brief background information on alcohol consumption, harms and policy responses during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the Alcohol PoliMap pilot study (mapping alcohol policy responses during the COVID-19 pandemic). Presented on 17 August 2021.
Dr Andrea Mohan discusses ICARA – Dr Andrea Mohan, Secretary of ICARA, explains the work and purpose of the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug (ATOD) Research Associations, plus opportunities to get involved. Presented on 17 August 2021. Learn more on ICARA’s website.
Unnatural deaths, alcohol bans and curfews in South Africa: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment during COVID-19 – Watch the presentation by Professor Charles Parry (Medical Research Council of South Africa) delivered during the ICARA-led webinar held on 17 August 2021. The webinar was chaired by Dr Claire Wilkinson.
Alcohol kills Coronavirus, I drink alcohol, ergo I don’t need the vaccine – Stories from India – Watch the presentation by Dr. Abhijit Nadkarni (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) delivered during the ICARA-led webinar held on 17 August 2021. The webinar was chaired by Dr Claire Wilkinson.
Shifts in alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia – Watch the presentation by Dr. Sarah Callinan (La Trobe University, Australia) delivered during the ICARA-led webinar held on 17 August 2021. The webinar was chaired by Dr Claire Wilkinson.
Lockdown & Licensed Premises: COVID-19 Lessons for Alcohol Policy – Watch the presentation by Professor Niamh Fitzgerald (University of Stirling, Scotland, UK & President of ICARA) delivered during the ICARA-led webinar held on 17 August 2021. The webinar was chaired by Dr Claire Wilkinson.

Alcohol consumption in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic | 30 July 2021

Prof. Niamh Fitzgerald discusses ICARA – Professor Niamh Fitzgerald, President of ICARA, explains the work and purpose of the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug (ATOD) Research Associations, plus opportunities to get involved. Presented on 30 July 2021. Learn more on ICARA’s website.
Alcohol consumption during COVID-19: A natural experiment for alcohol policy in Chile – Watch the presentation by Paula Margozzini Maira (Associate Professor of Public Health, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile) delivered during the ICARA-led webinar held on 30 July 2021. The webinar was chaired by Dr Andrea Mohan, Secretary of ICARA.
Alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic in Argentina: Opportunities for public policies – Watch the presentation by Dr. Karina Conde (Research Associate, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina) delivered during the ICARA-led webinar held on 30 July 2021. The webinar was chaired by Dr Andrea Mohan, Secretary of ICARA.
Alcohol consumption in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic: Epidemiology and opportunities for public policies – Watch the presentation by Dr Zila van der Meer Sanchez (Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil) delivered during the ICARA-led webinar held on 30 July 2021. The webinar was chaired by Dr Andrea Mohan, Secretary of ICARA.