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World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. (2011) European action plan to reduce the harmful use of alcohol 2012–2020. Copenhagen: World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.

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This document contains the action plan for implementation of the European and global alcohol strategies. It has been developed through a consultative process with a core editorial board and a larger editorial group; a first consultation with Member States took place in Geneva, Switzerland on 9–10 February 2010 and a second consultation took place during a meeting with Member States in Zurich, Switzerland on 4–5 May 2011. The action plan is submitted to the Regional Committee for discussion and potential
endorsement.

Contents:
The need for strengthened action in Europe....... 1
Policy response in Europe........................ 3
Leadership, awareness and commitment............. 6
Health services’ response ....................... 8
Community and workplace action................... 10
Drink–driving policies and countermeasures ...... 12
Availability of alcohol.......................... 14
Marketing of alcoholic beverages ................ 15
Pricing policies................................. 17
Reducing the negative consequences of drinking and alcohol intoxication.............. 18
Reducing the public health impact of illicit alcohol and informally produced alcohol ..................... 20
Monitoring and surveillance...................... 22
Role of the WHO Regional Office for Europe........23

 

Date:2011
Pages:27 p.
Publisher:World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe
Corporate Creators:World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe
Place of Publication:Copenhagen
Notes:Regional Committee for Europe EUR/RC61/13 Sixty-first session + EUR/RC61/Conf.Doc./6 Baku, Azerbaijan, 12–15 September 2011 15 June 2011 Provisional agenda item 6(d)
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use > Problem drugs and alcohol use
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Alcohol
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic policy
A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Drugs and alcohol related societal (social) problems > Drinking and driving
G Health and disease > Drugs and alcohol disorder > Alcohol use
VA Geographic area > Europe
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on drugs and alcohol
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on drugs and alcohol > Harm reduction policy
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Marketing and public relations (advertising)

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