Commitment details

Information about the commitment

Submission number 1396851985944-1641
Submission date 2014-04-07 08:40:02
Owner of the commitment Estonian Temperance Union
Title of the commitment FASD awareness in Estonia
Commitment summary Estonian Temperance Union is continuing its commitment to raise awareness of FASD among the society and especially health professionals. During the project we are maintaining a special website, produce a twice a month newsletter. A special seminar is organized in September 2014.
Link to further information relating to the commitment
Forum members, associated with the commitment
  • [Private] Kersti Linask
Information about Forum members co-owning the commitment
  • NordAN - the Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network

Contact Point

Organisation Estonian Temperance Union
Title/Position Chairman
72214 TÜRI
Tel +3725261884
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Information about the commitment

Background to the commitment (if any) Regardless that protection of the unborn child from alcohol related harm is one of the areas of the EU Strategy there has´nt been anything done in Estonia on the government level. The awareness is still rather low. Temperance Union has been working with the subject until 2005 and we will continue with it.
Priority areas
  • Develop information and education programmes on the effect of harmful drinking
Start date Jan-2014
End date Dec-2015
Member states
  • Estonia
Type of commitment activities (principal) Education
Type of commitment activities (secondary) Media Activities

Information on monitoring

Objectives To raise awareness on FASD and risks of drinking during pregnancy.
Relevance (i.e. how will the commitment contribute to achieving the aim of the Forum ?) Protecting unborn children from alcohol related harm is one of the priority areas of the Strategy.

Input indicators

Number of people involved 10
Time spent (Man/hours) 24 months
Cost (please indicate in €) 1000

Information on monitoring

Number of people reached 35 through seminar; 10 000 through media, 1000 through website
Number of people in the target group reached
Number of participants in different activities
Web site visitors 1000
Number of products
Number of pamphlets/adverts
Established number of contacts

Outcome and impact

Short term We are getting attention and interest of media and individual health professionals
Medium Term Strong participation at the seminar; several articles published and website visited.
Long Term Growing change in attitudes; growth in awareness

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