All blog posts in Public Policy

We reflect on this year's achievements, the highs and lows of 2022, and what to expect in 2023
Cancer is not just a matter of biology. We look at the social and environmental factors that can increase a person's risk of disease.
We're excited to be joining global efforts to reduce alcohol consumption and share the scientific evidence of alcohol's harmful effects
We've added the 1,000th nutrition policy to our NOURISHING database of policies that governments have implemented to promote healthy diets and combat obesity
Resourcing the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases is a neglected part of the global health investment infrastructure
Jennifer O’Mara looks into the levels of lactation around the world, in particular her home country of Ireland, and explores how rates can be increased
Ioana Vlad analyses nutrition and physical activity policy to prevent childhood obesity in Europe to see where we are and where we're heading
WCRF International Policy and Public Affairs Manager Maggie Wetzel talks about her first time at an in-person World Health Assembly.
Kate Oldridge-Turner highlights the non-negotiable areas for the UK government's 10-year cancer plan
Barbados recently doubled a tax on sugary drinks to tackle the growing burden of disease. Maggie Wetzel explores what spurred Barbados into action.