African experience supports view that the global alcohol industry should have no role in the formulation of public health policies.
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Childhood Punishment and Risk for Alcohol use Disorders: Data from South Africa Sorsdahl, K.; Stein, D. J.; Williams, D. R.; Anthony, J.; Myers, B. (2015-02)Previous research predominantly from the developed world investigating the association between early childhood physical punishment (CPP) and later alcohol use has resulted in mixed findings. The purpose of the present study ...
Alcohol Use, Working Conditions, Job Benefits, and the Legacy of the “Dop” System among Farm Workers in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: Hope Despite High Levels of Risky Drinking Gossage, J.; Snell, Cudore; Parry, Charles; Marais, Anna-Susan; Barnard, Ronel; de Vries, Marlene; Blankenship, Jason; Seedat, Soraya; Hasken, Julie; May, Philip (MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland), 2014-07-21)This study describes alcohol consumption in five Western Cape Province communities. Cross-sectional data from a community household sample (n = 591) describe the alcohol use patterns of adult males and females, and farm ...
Liquor outlet density, deprivation and implications for foetal alcohol syndrome prevention in the Bergriver municipality in the Western Cape, South Africa Bowers, Yasmin; Rendall-Mkosi, Kirstie; Davids, Adlai; Nel, Elmarie; Jacobs, Nontobeko; London, Leslie (Taylor & Francis Group, 2014-04-14)Foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most common preventable birth defect in the world, and some South African communities have amongst the highest reported rates. In August 2008, global positioning systems and geographic ...