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Taxation of Sugary Sweetened Beverages National Treasury

In recent years, various countries have introduced taxes on food products such as sugary drinks as a public health measure to combat obesity. Taxes have traditionally been implemented as a means of revenue generation; however, taxes on tobacco, alcohol, and…

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Handout Pamphlet From SSB Tax Hearings

Today January 31st the SANCD Alliance and partners were present in parliament to discuss and contribute further to the hearings on the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax in Cape Town. This was the document they handed out to the treasury and the attending parliamentarians and attendees on…
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Halt the rise in obesity

Heart disease and stroke, cancers, diabetes, and chronic respiratory diseases and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) cause tens of millions of deaths per year, the majority of which occur during the most productive years of life. NCDs reduce economic output and…

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