Tagged: SDGs

BLOG: Taxation In East Africa: Why Governments Need Alcohol Taxes

The Public good and public health approach needs to be recognized when considering alcohol taxation. The case of South Africa shows that evidence-based alcohol policy measures, like taxation, can help improve social well being and the economy…

NEWS: Bhutan: UN Mission Support To Curb NCDs

Reducing harmful alcohol use, and improving diet and nutrition in Bhutan were among key focus areas of the first joint mission to the country by the United Nations Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)…

NEWS: CoA Week: Civil Society Open Letter

When home is the most dangerous place – millions of children are growing up in families with alcohol problems, but society is largely failing them…

Joint Letter: When Home Is The Most Dangerous Place

When home is the most dangerous place – millions of children are growing up in families with alcohol problems, but society is largely failing them…

NEWS: UNDP, WHO: Economic Case For NCDs Control

United Nations Development Program and World Health Organization Brief: Economic Case For NCDs Control
Within the UN Interagnecy Task Force on NCDs (UNIATF), a team of UNDP and WHO experts has produced a new advocacy brief. The brief is entitled: “NCDs – WHAT MINISTRIES OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NEED TO KNOW”…