• Principal scientific analyst — Prevention,
  • Lisbon,
  • Portugal
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  • November 23 13:20 to 14:50
  • November 24 13:20 to 14:50
  • November 24 13:20 to 14:50
  • November 24 16:50 to 18:20
  • November 25 10:50 to 12:20
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Gregor Burkhart is since 1996 responsible for prevention responses at the EMCDDA in Lisbon. He developed databases of evidence-based programmes (Xchange), evaluation and prevention mapping tools and is currently implementing the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) in Europe and beyond. His main activities are to develop common European indicators on the implementation of prevention strategies and programmes in member states, to promote across European countries a better understanding of universal, selective, indicated as well as environmental prevention and to support the implementation of evidence-based prevention approaches. He is co-founder (2010) and currently the president of the European Society for Prevention Research, EUSPR. He holds a doctoral degree in medicine (medical anthropology) on the influence of culture on the classification and perception of body and diseases in the Candomblé cults of Bahia, Brazil as well as an MPH degree from the University of Düsseldorf.