23rd May 2023: Heartfile, a renowned research institution committed to improving healthcare systems, is pleased to announce the publication of its comprehensive cost-effectiveness analysis for the elimination of industrially produced Trans Fatty Acids from the Pakistan food chain. The study sheds light on the economic implications and benefits of ITFA elimination efforts, providing valuable insights for policymakers, healthcare professionals, and stakeholders. It underscores the importance of sustained investment in ITFA elimination programs to achieve significant health and economic benefits.
The analysis employed a rigorous methodology, incorporating extensive data collection, modeling, and statistical analysis, and assessed the cost of implementing the interventions against the potential health benefits and monetary savings resulting from reduced disease burden and associated healthcare costs.
The study, titled “Heartfile Cost Effectiveness Analysis for ITFA Elimination in Pakistan,” is available for public access and can be accessed through Heartfile’s official website at http://www.heartfile.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/TFA-cost-effectiveness-study-Pakistan-FINAL-02052023.docx