Public Health Solutions Series: Two Injury Prevention Strategies to Reduce Pressure on the Health System

Tuesday, August 30th, 2022 | cooju60p | No Comments

Prof Nick Wilson* 

This blog is part of the Public Health Solutions series looking at reducing pressure on the health system of Aotearoa NZ – this blog briefly considers raising alcohol taxes and further lowering the drink driving limits. There is good scientific evidence supporting both these measures and if political leaders explained the health and economic benefits – majority public support for such measures is quite plausible. 

Image by Luke Pilkinton-Ching, University of Otago

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