Animated video: making effective public health laws

Thursday 13 October, 2022

How does a good idea become a good law?

Using law as a tool to advance health care is an effective way of helping to stop people from getting sick, and giving them support if they do. But that’s often easier said than done. Many different factors have to come together in order to make robust, strong laws that are effective and enforceable.

This animated video explains how a law like front of pack labelling needs support from across different sectors, consistency with other laws and policies, thorough consultation and strong implementation strategies to be successful.

You can watch the third video in our animated series below, and find other animated videos on how law can stop cancer and how to defend health laws from legal challenges.

Find out more about how law can stop cancer by visiting our Law and Cancer page and subscribing to our newsletter. The McCabe Centre is a Knowledge Hub for the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control


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