Tag: policy

NCDs and Physical Activity

It’s United Nations Generally Assembly (UNGA) week. So many events are taking place in NYC to discuss what governments, civil society, organizations can do to efficiently beat Noncommunicable Diseases. Here some info about one leading factor for NCDs and deaths worldwide, physical inactivity. Let’s…

World Obesity Day 2016

World Obesity Day is led by the World Obesity Federation, which represents researchers, health professionals, members of communities around the world that are committed to prevent and treat obesity. World Obesity Day is part of their Action Initiative. This year, the focus is on…

#SugarTax UK

Last week, the UK government announced the introduction of a sugar levy on soft drinks that will be effective in 2018. The tax will be split in two levels: one for drinks with total sugar content above 5g per 100 milliliters and a second…