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

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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
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Medical journal of Australia
Volume:
192
Issue:
8
Pages:
468-470
Publication date:
2010-04-01
EISSN:
1326-5377
ISSN:
0025-729X
Source identifiers:
489900

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