From The Director General
We understand the problems that harmful drinking can cause, and we are contributing to efforts to find effective and sustainable ways to address them, whether through education, drink-driving initiatives or responsible retailing programmes.
The World Health Organisation wants to reduce alcohol...
Clarifying industry’s role in reducing harmful drinking
Some public health advocates continue to snipe at industry efforts to address harmful drinking. A recent editorial published by the journal Addiction levies harsh and inaccurate criticism against the Beer, Wine and Spirits Producers’ Commitments to Reduce Harmful Drinking, announced in...
What is GAPG?
We are a group which includes many of the world’s leading producers of beer, wine and spirits. The Global Alcohol Producers Group was set up in 2005 to engage the World Health Organisation (WHO), its Member State governments and other stakeholders. Our aim is to promote constructive dialogue with them about the health problems caused by harmful drinking, because we want to address this issue as much as they do. We are committed to working in partnership to help prevent and mitigate alcohol misuse.
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World Health Organization consultation on Prevention and Control of NCDs
GAPG participated in an informal consultation which WHO held for the private sector on 15 August...Read More
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Letter from GAPG Director General to British Medical Journal in response to letter from WHO...Read More
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