High consumption of colas was the main driver of obesity in the Philippines, the WHO said. Photo: File

Philippine taxes on sugary drinks could avert thousands of deaths by diabetes, stroke and heart failure, World Health Organisation says

  • Nearly 6,000 deaths related to diabetes, 8,000 from stroke and more than 10,000 from heart diseases are expected to be avoided over the next 20 years
Topic |   The Philippines

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High consumption of colas was the main driver of obesity in the Philippines, the WHO said. Photo: File
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