Partnering, Collaborating With Alcohol Industry On Policy, Public Health Efforts Unacceptable, WHO Internal Note States

The BMJ: Exclusive: Partnering with alcohol industry on public health is not okay, WHO says
“The World Health Organization will not engage with the alcohol industry when developing alcohol policy or implementing public health measures, its staff have been told, and any government seeking advice from a collaboration with industry should be warned of the dangers. The message that partnering, collaborating, taking funding, and even talking with the alcohol industry on some subjects is not acceptable has been laid out in an internal note to WHO staff…” (Torjesen, 4/9).