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Alcohol in Europe: A public health perspective London: Institute of Alcohol Studies.

Anderson, Peter, Baumberg Geiger, Ben (2006) Alcohol in Europe: A public health perspective London: Institute of Alcohol Studies. European Commission (OIL), Luxembourg, 446 pp. ISBN 92-79-02241-5. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:36384)

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Abstract

In June 2001, the Council of the European Union, in its Conclusions on a Community

health protection should be ensured in the definition and implementation of all

health determinants in the European Community.

strategy aimed at reducing alcohol-related harm comprising, in particular, an effective

measures and their effects in the European Community; and a coordinated range of

advertising, marketing, sponsoring, excise duties and other internal market issues,

Commission to put forward proposals for a comprehensive Community strategy

timetable for action.

Commission, will describe the social, health and economic burden that alcohol brings

increases social marginalization and exclusion and places a strain on the viable,

Whilst noting that, in the European Union, alcoholic beverages are important

and violence cost the health, welfare, employment and criminal justice sectors some

competitive position of European businesses, since it lowers productivity, and causes

lost production. The report will also note that alcohol, as an important contributor to

social cohesion throughout the Union.

Europe, much more can still be done to reduce alcohol’s burden and to promote

business; it is not only an issue for the health sector, but also for other sectors of

education, finance, labour, municipalities, transport, and social welfare.

health and well-being of the citizens of Europe, can enhance social cohesion and

contributing to higher productivity and a sustainable economic development in the

European Union, in line with the objectives set out in the Lisbon Strategy.

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Mita Mondal
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2013 12:47 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:49 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/36384 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Baumberg Geiger, Ben: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0341-3532
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