New Delhi, Sep 28 (PTI) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday released SAFER, a new initiative and technical package outlining the five high-impact strategies that can help governments reduce the harmful use of alcohol and related health, social and economic consequences. Also Read - Indians With OCD Should Avoid Watching News Related to COVID-19

SAFER is the newest WHO-led roadmap to support governments in taking practical steps to accelerate progress on health, beat non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through addressing the harmful use of alcohol, and achieve development targets. Also Read - Coronavirus Scare: Cabbie Gets Creative, Makes Own Containment Pod in Car

“We are proud to introduce SAFER a package of proven interventions to reduce the harms caused by alcohol, and a new partnership to catalyze global action,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the WHO. Also Read - Pandemic Means Every Person on Earth is Prone to COVID-19

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