Advocacy

Public Health England's latest progress report on the food and drinks industry's sugar cutting efforts reveal significant changes in areas where the sugar tax applies, but disappointing lack of progress with the voluntary sugar reduction programme....

This Australian report investigates the amount and type of alcohol marketing during two major sporting events in 2018. The two games chosen for analysis were the Australian Football League (AFL) grand final and the National Rugby League (NRL) grand final. It concludes a significant proportion of the population was...

This open letter published in the New Zealand Medical Journal (NZMJ) on 16th August 2019 is in response to the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) review of the Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code. It explains the reasons for the decision by the Health Coalition Aotearoa not...

ANA media statement on the Plus size Nike mannequins “Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa (ANA) is pleased to see a diversity of models representing the population living in Aotearoa. This diversity includes multiple factors such as gender, culture and body size. It’s great to see people in...

In the year ended June 2018, 13 percent of children lived in a household experiencing material hardship. Material deprivation measures of child poverty use surveys to determine the proportion of children who live in households that cannot afford specific consumption items that most people regard as...

The Californian city of Berkeley has now seen a 50 per cent decrease in sugary drink consumption and Kiwi dentists are not surprised. The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) continues to advocate for a sugary drink tax, which is in line with World Health Organization (WHO)...