Influence of industry actions to increase availability of alcoholic beverages in the African Region
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Assess the impact of Corporate Social Responsibility activities on alcohol use and alcohol-related problems in the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: My research interests include alcohol and drug policy. I have worked as an advisor to the African Regional Office of the World Health Organization on alcohol marketing practices in Africa. I coauthored a book published by Oxford University Press (Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy), which won first prize in the public health category of the British Medical Association's 2004 medical book competition.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.