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WHO launches Global Alcohol Policy Report
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently published the Global Status Report: Alcohol Policy. It aims to describe the present status of existing alcohol policies worldwide. The report is based on a review of existing policies in 118 countries and provides a brief snapshot of what is known about the effectiveness of alcohol policy measures.
Previously WHO has published two more Global Status Reports. The first on Alcohol in 1999 and the next on Alcohol and Young People (2001) The report is part of the work coming from the WHO Global Alcohol Database.