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21 Sep 2020
This report is designed to complement the WHO’s 2018 Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health by providing greater detail on the current status on alcohol consumption, harms, barriers, and breakthroughs in the Region of the Americas in relation to alcohol’s impact on health and the associated burden of disease. This is the third regional report…
21 Mar 2017
This document provides evidence for arguments supporting alcohol marketing regulation, and suggests key elements that can be considered by countries in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating effective regulation. It also provides legislative language that can assist governments in developing or modifying existing laws and implementing…
9 Nov 2016
In response to this call for action, PAHO organized a technical meeting with researchers from various countries in the Americas, and WHO and PAHO staff, to 1) review research on drink- and drug-driving carried out in the Americas (particularly LAC countries), and determine research gaps; 2) discuss the types of studies that could be carried out in…
1 Sep 2016
This report was conceived as a practical tool that provides essential information to better understand suicidal behavior and the main strategies to combat it, from registry to the evaluation of interventions, taking into account the approaches already under way in the Region. The contents have been organized for easy reading, beginning with a…
9 May 2016
The journal brings together articles from regulatory experts within the Region of the Americas as well as from global experts, who bring an array of experiences to the fore. They present the essential underpinning of science and regulation that bring life-saving and innovative products to the marketplace; analysis of key contributions from…
21 Apr 2016
In 2010, the Sixty-third World Health Assembly endorsed the Global Strategy to Reduce the Harmful Use of Alcohol (Resolution WHA63.13) (1). To facilitate implementation of the Global Strategy, in 2011 the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) adopted the Plan of Action to Reduce the Harmful Use of Alcohol (Resolution CD51.R14) (2). The purpose…
9 Dec 2015
Objective To describe the volume and patterns of alcohol consumption up to and including 2012, and to estimate the burden of disease attributable to alcohol consumption as measured in deaths and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) lost in the Americas in 2012.