Advocacy

Some people are missing out despite more jobs and GDP rising: ‘The full impact is seen in a “frightening” rise in the number of families falling into food poverty. After five years of almost unchanged demand the number of families seeking food parcels from The...

The New Zealand Beverage Guidance Panel has written a  Policy Brief: A Sugary Drink Tax for New Zealand This document provides: The rationale why a sugary drink tax is an important component of any strategy to address childhood obesity, adult obesity and dental caries. An outline of...

Childhood obesity is reaching alarming proportions in many countries and poses an urgent and serious challenge. The Sustainable Development Goals, set by the United Nations in 2015, identify prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases as core priorities. Among the noncommunicable disease risk factors, obesity is...