Building Capacity Project
Advocacy Training Manual
Session 8

Regulation and alcohol policy

To discuss government involvement in regulating the marketing of alcohol (price, availability and advertising).

To understand working with the media and write a press release, and consider website development

By the end of the session, trainees will be able to:


- Public health: ethical issues. London, Nuffield Council on Bioethics, 2007.

- Babor T et al. Alcohol: No ordinary commodity. Research and public policy. 2nd edition. Oxford and London: Oxford University Press; 2010.

- Anderson, P., Chisholm, D., Fuhr, D.C. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of policies and programmes to reduce the harm caused by alcohol. Lancet. 2009 373 2234-2246.