Africa: Big Alcohol Making Inroads

Posted March 30 2020 4WHO, Affordability, Agenda2030, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, alcohol marketing, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, Availability, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, News, Public Health, SDGs, WHO, Youth Alcohol Use

In Africa Big Alcohol is making inroads with their efforts to convert alcohol abstainers to consumers, specifically targeting the middle class and youth. The World Health Organization is alarmed.
Alcohol use and related problems, including addiction, is spreading fast in Africa – driven by multinational alcohol industry giants in pursuit of profits. The situation has gotten worse over the years due to accelerating urbanization and economic development leading to bigger disposable incomes of people…

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