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The cost-effectiveness and consumer acceptability of taxation strategies to reduce obesity in Australian children

Posted by Tracy Comans on 1 June 2015

Tracy Comans and her team conducted a study on the acceptability and cost-effectiveness of taxation of junk foods in halting and reversing the problem of childhood obesity. The study was funded by the Australian National Preventative Health Agency.

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Author: Tracy Comans
About: Tracy Comans is an Associate Professor with the CAHE, Griffith University, and the Metro North Hospital and Health Service Australia. Her research interests centre on developing economic models to synthesise costs and outcomes of health care interventions and leading and developing health services research with a particular focus on allied health.
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Tags: Obesity

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