Rospotrebnadzor has prepared a project to combat alcoholism concept

Rospotrebnadzor developed and sent to the relevant departments a draft concept for the fight against alcoholism and the growth of alcohol consumption in the country, said Thursday the head of department, chief state doctor Gennady Onishchenko.Rospotrebnadzor has developed and sent to the relevant departments a draft concept for the fight against alcoholism and the growth of alcohol consumption in the country, said Thursday the head of department, chief state doctor Gennady Onishchenko.

"We have prepared the concept of public policy to reduce the scale of alcohol abuse in Russia Today the project concept is under consideration in the ministries and departments." - Onishchenko said at the Fourth All-Russian forum "Health of the Nation - the basis of Russia's prosperity".

forum was organized under the auspices of the Public Chamber of Russia and the organization "League of Nation's Health".

Onishchenko expressed concern at the extent of alcohol abuse population.

"analysis of the drug situation indicate

s that growth of alcoholic and soft drinks consumption is observed by adolescents and women of childbearing age," - he said.

According to the chief sanitary doctor of Russia, today, 76% of Russians regularly consume alcoholic beverages.

"According to medical statistics, 2.8 million Russians today are involved in a difficult, painful drunkenness, which is 2% of the total population of the country," - Onishchenko said.

He believes that if in the near future is to take emergency measures to combat alcoholism and increased alcohol consumption, the situation could spiral out of control.

"If our forum will not raise again the alarm about this, the situation will soon pass the point of no return", - said the head of Rospotrebnadzor.

According to him, prepared a draft concept envisages measures to limit alcohol consumption in Russia, the fight against counterfeit and substandard alcoholic beverages, the organization expanded propaganda against alcoholism, as well as promoting a healthy lifestyle.