New Zealand

New Zealand hails BOl signing, to pursue Mindanao development projects

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) believes the passage of the BOL will increase the country’s chances of meeting its poverty-reduction goals.

by · Wednesday, 1 August 2018 · New Zealand, Philippines
Bigger tobacco taxes for better health outcomes in the Pacific Islands

Bigger tobacco taxes for better health outcomes in the Pacific Islands

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Data compiled over the past two decades has found that all four major non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Tonga are on the rise – diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and respiratory diseases. According to the latest WHO data, NCDs a…

by · Tuesday, 19 June 2018 · Australia, New Zealand, Tonga