Bookmark and Share

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Alcohol kills 2.5 million people worldwide: WHO

Harmful use of alcohol kills 2.5 million people annually and is the eighth leading factor for deaths globally, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.

Of the 2.5 million people, 320,000 people are between 15 and 29 years of age, it said.

For the first time, representatives from 193 member states of the WHO have reached a consensus at the World Health Assembly May 17-21 on a resolution to confront the harmful use of alcohol.

The resolution urges countries to support initiatives to tackle the problem.

Ten recommended target areas for policy intervention include health services' responses, community action, pricing policies and reducing public health impact of illicit alcohol. The WHO was urged to support countries to implement the strategy and monitor progress.

Alcohol kills 2.5 million people worldwide: WHO- Hindustan Times

4 comments:

Bloggingbooks said...

Dear ecoaltenergy blog author,

As an employee of Bloggingbooks (bloggingbooks.net), I am looking for enthralling, informative and clearly legible blogs, and I discovered yours.

Bloggingbooks publishing house, which is a trademark of the scientific publishing house known as SVH Verlag, is actively looking for new authors.

Would you be interested in publishing your blog posts in book format? I would be pleased to discuss the publication possibilities that are offered by Bloggingbooks.

You will find basic information about Bloggingbooks concept by visiting our homepage: bloggingbooks.net.
Of course, I would be pleased to provide you more information and to answer your queries by e-mail.

contact email: m [dot] gorbulea [at] bloggingbooks [dot] de

Arun kumar said...

Oh it's very terrible news, most of people addicted in the alcohol...
But this dead percentage is very high, immediately find out another way to rescue the people.....

Arun
Bizbilla

Buy Contact Lenses said...

What you are spoken communication is totally true. i do know that everyone should say a similar factor, however I simply assume that you simply place it in an exceedingly method that everybody will perceive. i am positive you may reach such a lot of folks with what you've to mention.

sarika said...

Alcohol kills 2.5 million people worldwide is a very nice blog post. thank you very much for sharing this lovely and interesting blog post.

Post a Comment