Alcohol the silent killer in South Sudan

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There is a lack of awareness among the people of South Sudan regarding the dangers of consuming excessive amounts of alcohol, an assistant professor of Pathology at the University of Juba warned.

The World Health Organization recently published a global status report on alcohol and health 2014 to assist countries in their efforts to reduce the harmful use of alcohol and its health and social consequences.

There were no statistics available for South Sudan in the reports' individual profiles.

Dr. Oromo Francis shared with Nelson Lwak his fears that if uncontrolled, many people could suffer and die silently due to alcoholism.

Duration:  2’35″

 

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