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FACT #20

Do you know the ten policy options to reduce the harmful use of alcohol?

The WHO global strategy gives policy options and interventions for action at the national level focusing on ten action areas:

  • Leadership, awareness and commitment
  • Health services’ response
  • Community action
  • Drink-driving policies and countermeasures
  • Availability of alcohol
  • Marketing of alcoholic beverages
  • Pricing policies
  • Reducing the negative consequences of drinking and alcohol intoxication
  • Reducing the public health impact of illicit alcohol and informally produced alcohol
  • Monitoring and surveillance


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Ten areas governments could work with to reduce the harmful use of alcohol

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