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World Health Organization. [WHO] (2018) Global status report on alcohol and health 2018. Geneva: World Health Organization. 476 p.

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The report provides an overview of alcohol consumption and harms in relation to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (Chapter 1), presents global strategies, action plans and monitoring frameworks (Chapter 2), gives detailed information on: the consumption of alcohol in populations (Chapter 3); the health consequences of alcohol consumption (Chapter 4); and policy responses at national level (Chapter 5). In its final chapter 6, the imperative for reducing harmful use of alcohol in a public health perspective is presented. In addition, the report contains country profiles for WHO Member States and appendices with statistical annexes, a description of the data sources and methods used to produce the estimates and references.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD prevention, AOD disorder harm reduction, Crime prevention
Source:WHO
Date:September 2018
Pages:476 p.
Publisher:World Health Organization
Corporate Creators:World Health Organization
Place of Publication:Geneva
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > State of health
G Health and disease > Public health
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > International aspects
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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