March 2016

Tuesday 1 March, 2016

 

High praise from leading health experts for UK's sweet tax on sugary drinks

Thursday 17 March 2016
The Rethink Sugary Drink alliance has commended the UK government for committing to introduce a tax on sugary drinks; and urge the Australian Government to investigate the effectiveness of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages and to follow the UK's lead.

More work needed to close the Aboriginal health gap on cancer

Thursday 17 March 2016
Aboriginal people in Victoria have a higher chance of dying from cancer than other Victorians, Cancer Council Victoria data shows, highlighting the need for ongoing efforts to reduce this unfair burden on the community.