A health assessment need is a systematic method for reviewing the health issues facing a population, leading to agreed priorities and resource allocation that will improve health and reduce inequalities. Health is state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease. Importance of health assessment is to prevention, according to Naidoo and Wills (2005) state “that it is possible to intervene in a causal process and implies that there are particular risks to health that can detect and manage”. In other words to identify current needs and future health needs. Binge drinking is a heavy drinking session in which someone drinks at least twice the maximum recommended units of alcohol per day in one session.
In many parts of the world, drinking alcoholic beverages is a common feature of social gatherings. Nevertheless, the consumption of alcohol carries a risk of adverse health and social consequences related to its intoxicating, toxic and dependence-producing properties. In addition to the chronic diseases that may develop in those who drink large amounts of alcohol over a number of years, alcohol use is also associated with an increased risk of death and acute health conditions. The harmful use of alcohol results in approximately 2.5 million deaths each year, with a net loss of life of 2.25 million, taking into account the estimated beneficial impact of low levels of alcohol use on some diseases in some population groups(WHO,2004).
Alcohol consumption and problems related to alcohol vary widely around the world, but the burden of disease and death remains significant in most