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Author World Health Organization.

Title WHO Expert Committee on Problems Related to Alcohol Consumption : Second Report
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (65 pages)
Series Technical Report Series, No. 944
Technical Report Series ; No. 944
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 The mechanisms of harm from alcohol intoxication dependence and toxicity; 3 Alcohol availability and consumption in the world; 4 The harm attributable to alcohol consumption; 5 Effective strategies and interventions to reduce alcohol related harm; 6 Making alcohol policy; 7 Implications for international action; 8 Recommendations; References; Annex
Summary Since the last meeting of the WHO Expert Committee on Problems Related to Alcohol Consumption, WHO has undertaken a range of major initiatives to support Member States and reinforce the evidence on which policies work, to develop global and regional information systems, and to promote effective policies in health-care settings. These initiatives provide the background for the continuing role of WHO in supporting Member States to reduce the harm done by alcohol. In resolution WHA58.26, the Fifty-eighth World Health Assembly in 2005 requested the Director-General "to report to the Sixtieth World
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 9240682929 (electronic bk.)
9789240682924 (electronic bk.)