DIRECTIONS OF ACTIONS TO REDUCE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

Objective. To substantiate the most promising areas of action to reduce alcohol consumption in the Republic
of Belarus.

Materials and methods. Official data of the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus. Econometric analysis.

Conclusion. To reduce alcohol consumption, the following measures are the most promising: stopping the production of fortified fruit and berry wines, reducing the physical availability of alcohol, promoting a healthy lifestyle. As the main economic measure, it is proposed to increase excise rates on strong alcohol.

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Автор(ы): A. S. Chubrik, D. Y. Ruzanov, A. V. Semenov, V. M. Pisaryk