Alcohol: Taking a Population Perspective
May 27, 2016
An article has been published in the journal "Nature Reviews: Gastroenterology and Hepatology"" titled "Alcohol: Taking a population perspective." The article provides a comprehensive overview of alcohol consumption and harm across the world. It includes an overview of the global burden of disease caused by alcohol, data on alcohol consumption patterns in various countries including Australia and the evidence around effective interventions. The most effective population strategies to reduce alcohol related harm involves increasing the price and reducing the availability of alcohol. Restricting alcohol advertising has also found to be an effective way to reduce alcohol related harms at the population level. This article provides an excellent synthesis of current evidence.