Lancet Commission on Child Health Highlights Alcohol Harm

Posted February 19 2020 3 Best Buys, Agenda2030, Alcohol Free Environment, Alcohol Harm, alcohol marketing, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, Alcohol Violence, Availability, BigAlcoholExposed, Child Health, Evidence, Gender Based Violence, NCDs, News, Public Health, Report, Road Safety, SDGs, STAX, The Lancet, UNICEF, WHO

A future for the world’s children? A WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission Highlights Alcohol Harm and Alcohol Policy Solutions
The World Health Organization (WHO), together with UNICEF and The Lancet have issued a new Commission on the future for the world’s children. The WHO–UNICEF–Lancet Commission is set to lay the foundations for a new global movement for child health that addresses two major crises adversely affecting children’s health, well-being and development; and the Commission presents high-level recommendations that position children at the centre of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The first sentences of the Commission’s Executive Summary outline the two crisis…

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