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Global status report on alcohol and health [publication] /

by World Health Organization. Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 2011, cop. 2011Description: XII, 286 p. : ill.ISBN: 9789241564151; 9241564156.SAPHIR theme(s): AddictionsMeSH subject(s): Alcohol Drinking | Alcoholism | Alcohol-Related Disorders | Cost of Illness | Public Policy | World Health | Social Control, Formal | Alcohol Drinking -- adverse effects | Alcoholism -- prevention & control | Alcohol-Related Disorders -- epidemiology | Social Control, Formal -- methods | StatisticsAddiction suisse subject(s): Alkohol | Konsum | Epidemiologie | Folgen | Kosten | Soziale Umgebung | Prävention | Regionaler VergleichPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: ReportOnline resources: Date de consultation : 18.02.2011 | Date de consultation : 18.02.2011 | Date de consultation : 18.02.2011 | Date de consultation : 18.02.2011 Summary: The Global status report on alcohol and health (2011) presents a comprehensive perspective on the global, regional and country consumption of alcohol, patterns of drinking, health consequences and policy responses in Member States. It represents a continuing effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support Member States in collecting information in order to assist them in their efforts to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, and its health and social consequences. The report was launched in Geneva on Friday 11 Februray 2011 during the first meeting of the WHO global counterparts for implementation of the global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol. [Ed.] [Contents] Introduction. 1. Consumption. 1.1 How much do people drink ? 1.2 Changes in alcohol consumption over time. 1.3 Alcohol consumption among young people. 1.4 Patterns of drinking. 2. Consequences. 2.1 Alcohol and health. 2.2 The burden of disease attributable to alcohol. 2.3 Harm to society. 3. Policies and interventions. Appendices. I: Country profiles. II. Additional indicators. III. Alcohol consumption data. IV. Data sources and methods.

The Global status report on alcohol and health (2011) presents a comprehensive perspective on the global, regional and country consumption of alcohol, patterns of drinking, health consequences and policy responses in Member States. It represents a continuing effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support Member States in collecting information in order to assist them in their efforts to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, and its health and social consequences. The report was launched in Geneva on Friday 11 Februray 2011 during the first meeting of the WHO global counterparts for implementation of the global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol. [Ed.] [Contents] Introduction. 1. Consumption. 1.1 How much do people drink ? 1.2 Changes in alcohol consumption over time. 1.3 Alcohol consumption among young people. 1.4 Patterns of drinking. 2. Consequences. 2.1 Alcohol and health. 2.2 The burden of disease attributable to alcohol. 2.3 Harm to society. 3. Policies and interventions. Appendices. I: Country profiles. II. Additional indicators. III. Alcohol consumption data. IV. Data sources and methods.