2003 International Policy Fellow
2003 Fellowship Topic Area: Public Health
Policy: Tobacco Economics Research and Advocacy
2003 Fellowship Project International Mentor
Dr. Peter Anderson
Public health consultant
Dr. Anderson trained as a general practitioner and a specialist in
public health medicine at the University of Oxford and the London School
of Hygiene and tropical Medicine in England. In 1990, as clinical reader
in public health at the University of Oxford, he became the first director
of the National Unit for Health Promotion in Primary Health Care in England.
From 1992, he was a Regional Adviser for the European Office of the World
Health Organization, initially with the European Alcohol Action Plan and
from 1997, with the Tobacco Free Initiative Europe.
He set up and managed the programme for the Tobacco Free Initiative
Europe. He drafted for political endorsement and oversaw the implementation
of the third Action Plan for a tobacco free Europe. He provided
the secretariat functions to the Committee for a Tobacco Free Europe,
a high level Committee to mobilize European support for the WHO framework
convention on tobacco control.
In August 2000, he left his post with the World Health Organization
to work as an independent consultant in public health. He holds honorary
appointments in public health and primary care at the Universities of
Oxford in England and Nijmegen in the Netherlands. His clients have included
the World Health Organization, the European Partnership Project to Reduce
Tobacco Dependence, the Open Society Institute, the Health Development
Agency of England, and the Ministry of Health of Catalonia. Currently
he advises the Ministry of Health of the Netherlands on the implementation
of the Dutch partnership project to reduce tobacco dependence (partnership
stop met roken) and he is policy adviser to Eurocare, the key European non-governmental
organization on alcohol policy.
He has over 120 publications since 1978 in the fields of primary health
care, public health, alcohol and tobacco, including sixteen books.
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