Konstantin Krasovsky

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 photo 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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