Results: 4

    Examining the costs and cost-effectiveness of policies for reducing alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption is currently the world's third largest risk factor for disease, attributable for 5.1% of the global burden of disease, with clear links to conditions such as neuropsychiatric disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, cancer, intentional injuries, unintentional injuries, cardiovascular dis...

    Identifying indicators and rates of poverty among older adults

    At any age living in poverty and economic insecurity affects all aspects of an individual`s well-being, but there is a unique burden for seniors given that it is often combined with challenges associated with aging, such as multimorbidity, reduced mobility and independence, and loss of community and soci...

    Identifying effective and cost-effective population-level approaches to promote healthy eating

    There is a well-documented global trend toward increased consumption of energy-dense and high-fat foods, combined with increases in sedentary lifestyles.(1) These changes have contributed to a global epidemic of overweight and obesity, as well as significantly increased risks for many diseases, including...

    Identifying policies, financial support and professional regulations for medically necessary hair removal

    Hair removal is a necessary pre-surgical procedure prior to performing genital gender-affirming surgeries such as vaginoplasty and phalloplasty. For example, a recent literature review on the topic notes that the use of hairbearing skin in gender-affirming surgical procedures can result in post-operative...