WHO: Fighting obesity in the Philippines

One in 3 people in the Philippines are overweight of overweight and this is mostly as a result of over intake of sugar. Dr Gundo Weiler, Globe Health Organization Rep in the Philippines, explains the job of WHO to support the Federal government in introducing a specific regulations to tax sugar-sweetened beverages and also for this reason lead to decrease in their intake. A lot more information about WHO's activity in the Philippines: www.wpro.who.int/philippines

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