IARD’s Work

IARD’s work is informed by the latest scientific evidence on alcohol and health, including alcohol policy. By bringing together data and research on drinking patterns, alcohol in society, and regulations at a national level, IARD examines best practice around policies and interventions that reduce harmful drinking. IARD’s tools and resources are intended to support practitioners in formulating approaches that can be adapted to local needs and contexts.

Alcohol Education Guide

Information, resources, and examples helpful in creating, implementing, and evaluating alcohol education programs.

The guide also includes a compendium of good practice program examples.

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Health Warning Labeling Requirements

February 8, 2019

This table details the health warning labeling requirements to which alcohol beverages are subject in several countries. It also lists health warnings voluntarily included on product labels by alcohol producers. For details on labeling requirements for such information as alcohol...

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Drinking Guidelines: General Population

January 16, 2019

This table details recommendations for alcohol consumption (drinking guidelines) issued by government bodies in various countries. Generally, these recommendations apply to healthy adults. It is specified when other groups are the targets of the recommendations. Standard drinks are shown in...

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Drinking Guidelines for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

January 16, 2019

This table details drinking guidelines issued by government bodies in various countries regarding alcohol consumption by women who may become pregnant, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Recommendations for other healthy adults are detailed separately in the table Drinking guidelines: General population. Standard...

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Unrecorded Alcohol Toolkit

The Unrecorded Alcohol Toolkit has 3 main purposes:

  • To serve as a resource.
  • To provide a menu of approaches.
  • To increase consistency and uniformity across studies.
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