The potential for using alcohol and tobacco taxes to fund prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in Caribbean Community countries
Uso potencial de los impuestos al alcohol y al tabaco para financiar la prevención y el control de las enfermedades no transmisibles en los países de la Comunidad del Caribe
Uso potencial de impostos sobre o álcool e o tabaco para financiar a prevenção e o controle de doenças não transmissíveis nos países da Comunidade do Caribe
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The 2007 Caribbean Community Port-of-Spain Declaration on noncommunicable diseases: an overview of a multidisciplinary evaluation Samuels, T. Alafia; Unwin, Nigel (2018-12)[ABSTRACT]. Objectives. Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are a threat to social and economic development, including in the Caribbean. In 2007 the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) held the world’s firstever summit of heads of ...
Goodchild, Mark; Sandoval, Rosa Carolina; Belausteguigoitia, Itziar (2017-12)[ABSTRACT]. Objective. The objective of this study was to determine if raising tobacco taxes in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region will generate extra tax revenue, even at outer edges of the sensitivity analysis, ...
La Foucade, Althea; Gabriel, Samuel; Scott, Ewan; Metivier, Charmaine; Theodore, Karl; Cumberbatch, Anton; Samuels, T. Alafia; Unwin, Nigel; Laptiste, Christine; Lalta, Stanley (2018-12)[ABSTRACT]. Objective. To investigate the feasibility of addressing the public health concerns of tobacco consumption through increased taxation, while preserving or augmenting government revenues in Grenada. Methods. ...