WHO launches initiative to reduce harmful use of alcohol


Team Udayavani, Sep 29, 2018, 10:09 AM IST

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday released SAFER, a new initiative and technical package outlining the five high-impact strategies that can help governments reduce the harmful use of alcohol and related health, social and economic consequences.

SAFER is the newest WHO-led roadmap to support governments in taking practical steps to accelerate progress on health, beat non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through addressing the harmful use of alcohol, and achieve development targets.

“We are proud to introduce SAFER a package of proven interventions to reduce the harms caused by alcohol, and a new partnership to catalyze global action,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the WHO.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Court mulls: Was Trump’s reply to rape claim part of job?

WHO says no Omicron deaths yet as variant spreads worldwide

Singapore says Omicron not more severe than other variants as of now

CAA ‘fundamentally anti-national’, urge govt not to implement it: Tharoor

Patnaik breaks 53-day silence on Kalahandi teacher’s murder, says case ‘politicised’

BCCI set to clear Indian team’s travel to South Africa

‘Tonight my city failed me’: Ola driver masturbates in front of woman; B’luru Compol apologizes


Related Articles More

Study suggests past COVID infection may not fend off omicron

AP Interview: Scientist says omicron was a group find

Govt considering scientific evidences on vaccination of kids in 12 to 17 yrs group: MoS Health

18 of 16000 fliers from at-risk nations test positive; genome sequencing for Omicron underway: Govt

Vigilance, genome sequencing, border surveillance and vaccination key things against Omicron: Expert

MUST WATCH

HIGH PROFILE CM MEETING ON OMICRON VIRUS

Udayavani news bulletin 03-12-2021

NEW UDAYAVANI PODCAST SERIES ANNOUNCEMENT

UPDATE ON OMICRON VIRUS

Govt Employee Runs After Goat As Eats His Papers video got viral


Latest Additions

Proud of exemplary contributions of Indian Navy: Modi

UGC-NET, IIFT exam postponed in some centres over cyclone ‘Jawad’

Newly-constructed UP road cracks open after BJP MLA smashes coconut during inauguration

EXPLAINER: How unusual to charge parents in school shooting?

‘Thrilling experience like never before’: Puneeth’s dream project’s title trailer to release on Dec 6

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.