3 tips to design tax policies for healthier diets

The World Health Organization is tapping an old ally to fight unhealthy diets: taxes. A smart tax policy to promote healthy diets, however, first requires a number of considerations. Devex spoke with WHO's technical lead on diet and physical activity to learn more.

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  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.

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