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Savera Kalideen

Stronger tobacco control regulation will reduce harm

South Africa’s tobacco industry interference statistics are improving year on year, but more needs to be done

#Budget2019: How this could have netted the country 17.1-billion — & saved lives

Find out why Mboweni's R1.14 hike won't be enough to cut smoking, save lives or bring in much-needed cash.

Mboweni, take a chance and take back the tax — it’s time to hike tobacco taxes

In his speech, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni reprioritised millions for new health workers and hospital upgrades. Here’s what he needs to do next.

Alcohol industry still calls the shots

Policies protect profits but they fail to address alcohol's harmful effects on society.

Promoting good health makes cents

The establishment of a health promotion body in SA would save lives – and billions of rands.

A drink too far

Soul City's Phuza Wize campaign is highlighting the link between alcohol and Aids, writes <b>Savera Kalideen</b>.

Alcohol abuse plagues schools

The Soul City Phuza Wize Drink Safe Live Safe campaign has come up with a new way to make schools alcohol-free.

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