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Babor, Thomas and Hall, Wayne and Humphreys, Keith and Miller, Peter and Petry, Nancy M and West, Robert (2013) Who is responsible for the public's health? The role of the alcohol industry in the WHO global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol. Addiction , 108 , (12) , pp. 2045-2047.

In this editorial the Editors of Addiction join over 500 public health leaders and 27 organizations in their endorsement of the ‘Statement of Concern’ addressed to the Director General of the World Health Organization. The Editors support the Statement's contention that the global alcohol industry should have no role in the formulation of public health policies.


Item Type:Article
Date:2013
Page Range:pp. 2045-2047
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell
Volume:108
Number:12
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Drugs and alcohol industry or business
VA Geographic area > International aspects
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Programme planning, implementation, and evaluation > Programme planning (strategy)
G Health and disease > Public health
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Alcohol

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