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Nigeria SSB tax: Starting early is key to healthy citizenry

As Nigeria grapples with the steady increase in Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), the role of sugary drinks as a contributing factor to this trend cannot be ignored. The Nigerian government's implementation of a tax...

Health for all: SSB taxes towards improved healthcare access

As we commemorate the 2023 World Health Day, it is an opportune moment to reflect on the state of healthcare and access to medical...

World Obesity Day: Govt urged to address growing obesity crisis through SSB Tax

As Nigeria joins the global community to commemorate World Obesity Day on Saturday, March 4, 2023, the Federal Government has been reminded about the...

Benefits of SSB tax outweigh other considerations – Expert

Pharmacist, Barnabas Yahaya, is Provider Behaviour Change Officer with Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria. He is a member of the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Coalition which comprises of...

Prioritising health over profit through sugar sweetened beverages tax

It is easy to consume large quantities of sugary drinks because of their availability, affordability, and sizes. Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) are beverages that...

Govt urged to stand firm on proposed increase of sugar sweetened beverages tax

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been told to be very firm in defending the health of the country by enacting the proposed N20/litre...

Coalition for Policy Advocacy on sugar-sweetened beverages tax launched

To commemorate the 2022 World Diabetes Day marked annually on November 14, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) held a webinar on Monday,...

Setting the records straight on sugar-sweetened beverages tax

There’s been a lot of media reports in recent times about the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages tax (SSB Tax) which was introduced in the 2021 Financial...

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GCF considers 17 new climate proposals at Korea board meeting

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board convening for its 39th meeting (GCF B.39) from July 15 to 18, 2024,...
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DRC joins Elephant Protection Initiative as 25th member state

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become the 25th member state of the Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI), a pan-African alliance...

COP29: Azerbaijan announces grant competition for NGOs, Ed Miliband to lead UK negotiations

The Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry of Azerbaijan together with the Agency for State Support to Non-governmental Organisations has...

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GCF considers 17 new climate proposals at Korea board meeting

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board convening for its...

DRC joins Elephant Protection Initiative as 25th member state

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become the 25th member...
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