Publications Related to "Rachel Nugent"


Equity impacts of price policies to promote healthy behaviours

Governments can use fiscal policies to regulate the prices and consumption of potentially unhealthy products. However, policies aimed at reducing consumption by increasing prices, for example by taxation, might impose an unfair financial burden...

Scholarly report

Research Brief

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) -- including cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, cancer, mental disorders, and injuries -- are a major global health concern. More people e(almost 40 million deaths in 201606) die from NCDs than from malaria,...


Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders (CVRDs) are the leading causes of adult death worldwide, and substantial inequalities in care of patients with CVRDs exist between countries of high income and countries of low and middle income...


Universal health coverage and intersectoral action for health

The World Bank is publishing nine volumes of Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition (DCP3) between 2015 and 2018. Volume 9, Improving Health and Reducing Poverty, summarises the main messages from all the volumes and contains cross-cutting...


Intersectoral policy priorities for health

Proposes 29 concrete early steps that countries with highly constrained resources can take to address the major modifiable behavior and environmental risks while (1) touching on broader social policies addressing the consequences of ill health; (...


Disease control priorities

As the culminating volume in the DCP3 series, volume 9 will provide an overview of DCP3 findings and methods, a summary of messages and substantive lessons to be taken from DCP3, and a further discussion of cross-cutting and synthesizing topics...