Transnational Corporate Interests Shape Alcohol Control Policy in Vietnam, Global Public Health Largely Absent

Posted on June 02, 2022 in Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific

This study found that global commercial interests employed their considerable resources to engage in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and build partnerships with policymakers over a long period, contributing significantly to an environment unsupportive of enacting effective alcohol control policy. The absence of structural support from a global health treaty on alcohol and the lack of an equivalent level of long-term sustained input from global health actors contributed to the legislative outcome, which excluded proposed cost-effective policies to reduce alcohol harm.

Alcohol Policy, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Science
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