Alcohol, tobacco, diet and lack of exercise still threats to Tongan health, says report

Most Tongans want their government to regulate the sale of unhealthy food, according to a new report from the Ministry of Health. The report is based on a Ministry survey on people’s attitudes towards non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in 2011-2012. The most common non-communicable diseases in Tonga are heart diseases, with cancer, diabetes and respiratory diseases…


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