Dr Zaza Tsereteli, MPH, is a senior advisor at the Norwegian ministry of health. He holds a medical degree from the Tbilisi State Medical University and an MPH degree from the Amsterdam Royal Tropical University. He is now providing technical assistance to the governments of nine countries within the Northern Dimension Partnership on the issues related to the major public health problems, like the use of illicit drugs and alcohol. He has worked as a regional advisor for UNODC and EPI/Disease Control Office for UNICEF. Since April 2016, he has been the chairman of the Georgian Society in Estonia.