WHO Supports South Africa’s Decision To Pass Law Taxing Sugary Drinks
WHO: WHO commends South African parliament decision to pass tax bill on sugary drinks
“The South African Parliament has taken a brave and powerful step towards promoting the health of the country’s citizens and reducing diet-related noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as diabetes, by passing a bill [on Tuesday] to implement a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, according to Dr. Rufaro Chatora, WHO’s Representative to South Africa…” (12/6).
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