SHAAP response to Appendix 3 of WHO Global NCD Action Plan consultation

SHAAP has submitted a response to the World Health Organisation's (WHO) consultation on (draft) Appendix 3 of their Global NCD Action Plan.

In our response, we broadly support the overarching actions and specific interventions outlined in the document. We call for inclusion of minimum pricing in the document, as an effective, evidence-based (pricing) policy for reducing alcohol related harm; greater and more explicit reference to alcohol marketing and exposure to children, especially in relation to social media; improved mandatory product labelling; and greater recognition of the links between alcohol and cancer risk.


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