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Press Conference on Health Taxes: Organized by the Advocating for Health (A4H) Coalition

Press Conference on Health Taxes: Organized by the Advocating for Health (A4H) Coalition (PDF) Related articles:https://starrfm.com.gh/2023/02/advocating-for-health-coalition-lauds-govts-proposal-to-tax-sugar-sweetened-beverages/ https://gna.org.gh/2023/02/coalition-advocates-imposition-of-taxes-on-tobacco-alcohol-sugary-foods/ https://capitalnewsonline.com/ncds-predicted-to-become-the-leading-cause-of-death-in-africa/ https://newsghana.com.gh/implement-comprehensive-policy-measures-to-make-unhealthy-foods-unattractive/ https://mydailynewsonline.com/tax-health-harming-commodities-to-save-lives/ https://www.ghanaiantimes.com.gh/ncds-to-become-leading-cause-of-death-in-seven-prof-laaryears/

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Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages a win-win-win strategy for Ghana – A4H Coalition

The Advocating for Health (A4H) Coalition – comprising academics from five public universities in Ghana (led by the University of Ghana, School of Public Health) and their international partners, civil society organizations (including the Ghana NCD Alliance), nutrition societies (including the Ghana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics), and public health associations (including the Ghana Public…

A4H Ghana commends Government for it’s intended taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages

The Advocating for Health (A4H) Coalition has commended the Government of Ghana for proposing a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). The coalition, which comprises academics from five public universities in Ghana, civil society organizations, nutrition societies, and public health associations, said that the tax would be beneficial for public health, government revenue, and health equity.…

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True economic health costs of SSBs staggering – A4H Coalition

The Advocating for Health (A4H) Coalition has said the true economic and health costs of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) as staggering. The group, comprising academics from five public universities in Ghana (led by the University of Ghana, School of Public Health) and their international partners, civil society organizations (including the Ghana NCD Alliance), nutrition societies (including…

Advocating For Health Coalition throws support behind gov’t’s proposal to tax Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

The Advocating for Health (A4H) Coalition has commended the Government of Ghana over the proposal to tax health-harming commodities and products including sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). The coalition comprising of academics from five public universities in Ghana and their local and international partners led by the School of Public Health at the University of Ghana, in…

A4H,HD4HL coalition applaud government’s fiscal policy approach to addressing unhealthy diets

The Advocating for Health (A4H) and the Healthier Diets for Healthy Lives (HD4HL) Coalition, comprising academics, researchers, civil society organizations, and partners from government ministries, departments, and agencies have commended the Government of Ghana for the proposal to tax sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) as part of the Ghana Excise Duty Amendment Bill, 2022. The commendation was…