best-buy intervention

best-buy intervention

A World Health Organization term for public health interventions which are regarded as providing the best cost-effectiveness ratio for increasing health status of a population.

Best-buy interventions
Raising taxes on tobacco, enforcing no smoking bans, reduce salt in manufactured foods, promote healthy eating in schools, mass media campaigns to increase physical activity.
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It also promotes the use of best-buy interventions and facilitates innovations and learning across countries.