Tanzania: High-density of Alcohol Outlets and Advertising Affect Youth Alcohol Consumption

Posted on June 11, 2019 in Africa, Africa

Findings revealed a high density of alcohol-selling outlets and outdoor advertisements. The abundance of alcohol-related cues, including their close proximity to places where youth congregate, may facilitate and increase adolescent alcohol use in Tanzania.
Participants recommended several changes to the alcohol environment to reduce adolescent alcohol use.
Structural interventions that reduce adolescents’ access and exposure to alcohol are needed in Tanzania…

Agenda2030, Alcohol Free Environment, Alcohol Harm, alcohol marketing, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, News, Public Health, Report, SDGs
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