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Alcohol in the European Union : consumption, harm and policy approaches

Author: Peter Anderson; Lars Møller; Gauden Galea; World Health Organization.
Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark : World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alcohol is one of the world's top three priority areas in public health. Even though only half the global population drinks alcohol, it is the world's third leading cause of ill health and premature death, after low birth weight and unsafe sex. In Europe, alcohol is the third leading risk factor for disease and death after tobacco and high blood pressure.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Anderson; Lars Møller; Gauden Galea; World Health Organization.
ISBN: 9789289002646 9289002646
OCLC Number: 855332702
Notes: At head of title: World Health Organization, regional office for Europe.
Description: ix, 149 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
About the authors --
Foreword --
Introduction --
The impact of alcohol on health --
Societal burden of alcohol --
Unrecorded and illicit alcohol --
Information and education --
Health sector response --
Reducing injuries and death from alcohol-related road crashes --
Community action --
Drinking environments --
Alcohol and the workplace --
Availability of alcohol --
The impact of alcohol marketing --
Pricing of alcohol --
Overview of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness --
Common evidence base and monitoring --
EU status report on public health policies on alcohol 2011 --
Conclusions --
Annexes.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Anderson, Lars Møller and Gauden Galea.

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Alcohol is one of the world's top three priority areas in public health. Even though only half the global population drinks alcohol, it is the world's third leading cause of ill health and premature death, after low birth weight and unsafe sex. In Europe, alcohol is the third leading risk factor for disease and death after tobacco and high blood pressure.

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