The Burden of Alcohol consumption in the African Region. By Dr F. Zawaira WHO Representative. Harmful use of alcohol.
PowerPoint Slideshow about ' The Burden of Alcohol consumption in the African Region' - lester
An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
A pattern of drinking that causes or contributes to “physical or psychological harm, including impaired judgment or dysfunctional behaviour which may lead to disability or have adverse consequences for interpersonal relationships” WHO ICD-10 classification of mental and behavioural disorders.
Lack of counseling, primary care intervention and specialized treatment centers in the Region. Where treatment centers exist as in SA, women are not accessing them due to stigma or domestic responsibilities
Africa is targeted for marketing alcohol and tobacco especially to young people due to weak regulatory systems