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Policy brief
English (PDF 2.62 MB)

Key Messages 

  • Fiscal measures are successful in generating revenue and reducing consumption of unhealthy commodities.
  • Revenue from fiscal measures can – and should – be used to fund UHC initiatives and expand healthcare access for the poor and ultra-poor.
  • Government action and political leadership is needed to reprioritise health and finance national benefits packages to make meaningful change.