Healthy Systems

Our mission is nothing less than a fairer, healthier society. The aim is to develop and support approaches to health equity and build on work that has assessed, measured  and implemented approaches to tackle inequalities in health - works such as the ‘WHO Commission on Social Determinants of...

Imagine Aotearoa like this: “…our communities, towns and cities actively promote and attract healthy food retail outlets such as grocery stores, produce markets, and dairies with fresh fruit and vegetables; our environment supports local farmers, and promotes local agriculture, such as community gardens and edible forests;...

Research published in the Journal of Nutrition: Authors M Arantxa Colchero, Mariana Molina and Carlos Guerrero-Lopez Abstract Background: In January 2014, Mexico implemented a tax on sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) purchases of 1 peso/L. Objective: We examined the heterogeneity of changes in nonalcoholic beverage (SSB and bottled water) purchases after the...