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How to create effective health taxes and change human behaviour
A new book from Imperial College Business School's Centre for Health Economics & Policy Innovation and the World Health Organization proposes a new role for health taxes tells us exactly why policymakers should care about health taxes
The pandemic divide: how COVID-19 has increased health inequalities
Rather than being a greater leveller, the pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities, hitting people on lower incomes and those from ethnic minority backgrounds hardest
Could regulating the retail food environment promote healthy choices and stem the tide of obesity?
It’s the cues in our environment that encourage overeating: regulating the food retail market could be an important part of the solution
Can reformulating everyday processed foods help to combat chronic disease?
Changing the nutrient profile of processed foods could improve the health of entire populations, but it must be part of a broader strategy to be effective
Can changes to school food help to tackle childhood obesity?
Schools have a critical part to play in providing food environments that support healthy eating habits, but efforts will be futile if governments don’t dismantle neighbourhoods that tend to cause obesity
Do "sin taxes" really lead to healthier behaviour?
Sin taxes might change people’s behaviour – but not always in the way intended
Coronavirus: The app that will measure your personal risk of infection
Coronavirus, food insecurity and the impact on child development
COVID-related spikes in household food insecurity and poverty could have a significant impact on children’s short and long-term development