First global effort to fight alcohol abuse takes off

日期:2019-03-01 10:02:07 作者:纵汐 阅读:

THE first global plan to tackle the demon drink has been backed by almost every country in the world. On 21 May, the World Health Organization’s 193 member states agreed to “reduce the harmful use of alcohol” via a strategy hashed out over the last two years. This provides a list of suggested actions and laws for combating alcohol abuse, which accounts for 2.5 million deaths a year worldwide. Much of the impetus for the plan comes from a growing acceptance that heavy drinkers don’t just wreck their own health but also harm others, for example,