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Alcohol policy reform in Australia: what can we learn from the evidence?

Abstract:

Alcohol consumption is a major risk factor contributing to the burden of disease in Australia. The National Preventative Health Taskforce recommends the long-term goal of reshaping Australia's drinking culture to produce healthier and safer outcomes. A study of the cost-effectiveness of interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm in Australia suggests that policymakers could achieve over 10 times the health gain if they reallocated the current level of investment. The optimal package of inte...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
The Medical journal of Australia
Volume:
192
Issue:
8
Pages:
468-470
Publication date:
2010-04-05
EISSN:
1326-5377
ISSN:
0025-729X
URN:
uuid:320c5df6-1686-4eb2-8a3d-e7f2c3847bd8
Source identifiers:
489900
Local pid:
pubs:489900

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