CHE/CHP Seminar: 28th May 2015 – Will tobacco tax improve health, reduce health inequalities, and save money? And when? Epidemiological and economic modelling in NZ

1:00pm-2:00pm
B103-Theatre 1, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Professor Tony Blakely, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand

Many countries are embracing a tobacco-free goal. Tobacco tax is usually considered a key to achieve low smoking prevalence.  In NZ there have been 10% per annum increases in tobacco tax since 2010.The presentation will highlight methods used, whether all the effort of modelling is worth the knowledge gained, and asks the audience “Would such modelling in Australia be useful?”

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