Health groups call for serious action on prevention

Tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy food cause about one-third of the annual loss of healthy life-years, yet less than 0.5 percent of the health budget is spent on preventing this damage. What’s more, virtually none of the policies for alcohol and unhealthy foods...

Media Release: Health groups boycott alcohol advertising code review

An open letter was sent today to the Advertising Standards Authority explaining the reasons for a boycott of its review of the voluntary code on alcohol advertising and promotion. The letter has been endorsed by more than 20 organisations including Health Coalition...