HPDF

AcronymDefinition
HPDFHigh-Performance Debugging Forum (UK)
HPDFHigh Power Density Focusing Optics (Castelo Enterprises, Inc.)
HPDFHighest Practical Dose and Frequency (medication research)
HPDFHabaraduwa Participatory Development Foundation (Sri Lanka)
HPDFHigh-Performance Data Fabric (computing)
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The HPDF, together with partners, would undertake to: (i) support strategic thinking and advocacy on health promotion and social development issues; (ii) support special projects to further the health promotion and development agenda, including projects commissioned by the foundation and those where funding is sought by external applicants; (iii) conduct research and support knowledge dissemination through grants, evaluation research and knowledge translation; (iv) support sporting and cultural organisations that directly or indirectly promote health and social capital; and (v) support capacity building in health-promoting activities.
An HPDF requires a long-term and sustainable revenue base to support its activities and to ensure long-term and proactive planning.
Imposing a surcharge on tobacco and alcohol industries, and directing the funds to the HPDF, is a preferred option in SA for 3 reasons:
A surcharge would require the tobacco and alcohol industries to pay an additional percentage of their total revenues (in addition to excise taxes) to the Treasury, which would be credited to the HPDF account.