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Table 3 Inclusion of WHO “Best Buys” in Alcohol Policies in Malawi

From: Alcohol policies in Malawi: inclusion of WHO “best buy” interventions and use of multi-sectoral action

Policy Year of Development Lead Sector “best buys” addressed
Restricted access to the retailed alcohol Tax increases Bans on alcohol Advertising
Liquor Act, of 1979 (Last Amended in 2000) Chapter 50:07 of the Laws of Malawi 1979 (amended in 2001) Local Government Yes No No
Liquor (Production, Marketing & Distribution) Regulations 2015 Industry and Trade Yes No No
The National Alcohol Policy 2015–2017 Health Yes Partial Partial