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Key Findings from the NCD Taxation Evaluation Policy Note : Report Highlight (English)

5 October 2021

Summary

Tonga has experienced a high burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the past two decades. The increase in behavioral-related risk factors such as smoking, poor diet (for example, high in sugar, salt, trans-fat and saturated fat, and low in fruit, vegetables, legumes, fish etc.), harmful alcohol intake, and physical inactivity are acknowledged as the major contributing factors to the rise in NCDs in Tonga. In response to the rise in NCDs

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health taxation pacific islands obesity industry healthy lifestyles public sector development taxation & subsidies economic adjustment and lending public finance decentralization and poverty reduction macro-fiscal policy macroeconomics and economic growth public sector economics health care services industry nutrition and population east asia and pacific disease control & prevention public health promotion health promotion and disease prevention

Disclosure Date
2021/10/04
Disclosure Status
Disclosed
Doc Name
Report Highlight
Product Line
Advisory Services & Analytics
Rel Proj ID
4P-Pacific Health Ta/Aaa -- P153778
TF No/Name
TF0A5208-Tonga NCD Taxation Assessment,TF0A3421-Pacific Health Programmatic AAA,TF0A2054-Pacific Health Programmatic AAA,TF0A5940-Improving the use of taxation policy on unhealthy food/beverages as a r,TF0B0260-Samoa NCD Tax Study
Theme
Health system performance,Public expenditure, financial management and procurement
Total Volume(s)
1
Unit Owning
Health Nutrition &Population EAP (HEAHN)
Version Type
Final
Volume No
1

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