Commonwealth countries should take bold action to slash number of lifestyle-related deaths

Fiji's old capital Levuka is a declared smoke-free town. In a new report commissioned by the Commonwealth, recommendations such as establishing 100 per cent smoke-free public spaces are set out in a bid to cut the number of deaths related to unhealthy lifestyles. Picture: FT FILE

LONDON, 16 MAY 2018 (COMSEC) – Governments must take bold action if they are to tackle non-communicable diseases (NCDs) that blight the lives of millions of Commonwealth citizens. In a new report commissioned by the Commonwealth, recommendations such as establishing 100 per cent smoke-free public spaces and introducing a 20 per cent sugar tax on […]

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