Nutrition, food policies

2021

  • Safura Abdool Karim & Petronell Kruger (2021) Unsavoury: How effective are class actions in the protection and vindication of the right to access to food in South Africa, South African Journal on Human Rights, DOI: 10.1080/02587203.2021.2000886 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02587203.2021.2000886
  • Petronell Kruger, Safura Abdool Karim, Aviva Tugendhaft & Susan Goldstein (2021) An Analysis of the Adoption and Implementation of A Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax in South Africa: A Multiple Streams Approach, Health Systems & Reform, 7:1, DOI: 10.1080/23288604.2021.1969721
  • Stacey N, Edoka I, Hofman K, Swart EC, Popkin B, Ng SW. Changes in beverage purchases following the announcement and implementation of South Africa's Health Promotion Levy: an observational study. The Lancet Planetary Health 2021; 5(4): e200-e8.            https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30304-1
  • Hofman, KJ, Stacey, N, Swart, EC, Popkin, BM, Ng, SW. South Africa's Health Promotion Levy: Excise tax findings and equity potential. Obesity Reviews. 2021; 1– 7. https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.13301
  • Gemma Ahaibwe, Safura Abdool Karim, Anne-Marie Thow, Agnes Erzse & Karen Hofman(2021) Barriers to, and facilitators of, the adoption of a sugar sweetened beverage tax to prevent non-communicable diseases in Uganda: a policy landscape analysis, Global Health Action, 14:1, DOI: 1080/16549716.2021.1892307
  • Anne-Marie Thow, Agnes Erzse, Gershim Asiki, Charles Mulindabigwi Ruhara, Gemma Ahaibwe, Twalib Ngoma, Hans Justus Amukugo, Milka N. Wanjohi, Mulenga M. Mukanu, Lebogang Gaogane, Safura Abdool Karim & Karen Hofman(2021) Study design: policy landscape analysis for sugar-sweetened beverage taxation in seven sub-Saharan African countries, Global Health Action, 14:1, DOI: 1080/16549716.2020.1856469
  • Milkah N Wanjohi, Ann Marie Thow, Safura Abdool Karim, Gershim Asiki, Agnes Erzse, Shukri F Mohamed, Hermann Pythagore Pierre Donfouet, Pamela A Juma & Karen J Hofman(2021) Nutrition-related non-communicable disease and sugar-sweetened beverage policies: a landscape analysis in Kenya, Global Health Action, 14:1, DOI: 1080/16549716.2021.1902659
  • Agnes Erzse, Safura Abdool Karim, Anne Marie Thow, Gemma Ahaibwe, Hans Justus Amukugo, Gershim Asiki, Lebogang Gaogane, Mulenga M. Mukanu, Twalib Ngoma, Charles Mulindabigwi Ruhara, Milkah N Wanjohi & Karen Hofman (2021) The data availability landscape in seven sub-Saharan African countries and its role in strengthening sugar-sweetened beverage taxation, Global Health Action, 14:1, DOI: 1080/16549716.2020.1871189
  • Charles Mulindabigwi Ruhara, Safura Abdool Karim, Agnes Erzse, Anne-Marie Thow, Sylvere Ntirampeba & Karen J Hofman(2021) Strengthening prevention of nutrition-related non-communicable diseases through sugar-sweetened beverages tax in Rwanda: a policy landscape analysis, Global Health Action, 14:1, DOI: 1080/16549716.2021.1883911
  • Safura Abdool Karim, Agnes Erzse, Anne-Marie Thow, Hans Justus Amukugo, Charles Ruhara, Gemma Ahaibwe, Gershim Asiki, Mulenga M. Mukanu, Twalib Ngoma, Milka Wanjohi, Abel Karera & Karen Hofman(2021) The legal feasibility of adopting a sugar-sweetened beverage tax in seven sub-Saharan African countries, Global Health Action, 14:1, DOI: 1080/16549716.2021.1884358
  • Hans Justus Amukugo, Safura Abdool Karim, Anne Marie Thow, Agnes Erzse, Petronell Kruger, Abel Karera & Karen Hofman(2021) Barriers to, and facilitators of, the adoption of a sugar sweetened beverage tax to prevent non-communicable diseases in Namibia: a policy landscape analysis, Global Health Action, 14:1, DOI: 1080/16549716.2021.1903213
  • Stacey N, Edoka I, Hofman K, Swart EC, Popkin B, Ng SW. Changes in beverage purchases following the announcement and implementation of South Africa's Health Promotion Levy: an observational study. The Lancet Planetary Health 2021; 5(4): e200-e8. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30304-1
  • Erzse, A, Goldstein, S, Tugendhaft, A, et al. The roles of men and women in maternal and child nutrition in urban South Africa: A qualitative secondary analysis. Matern Child Nutr. 2021;e13161. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.13161
  • Popkin Barry M., S. B., Camila Corvalan,  Karen J Hofman, Carlos Monteiro, Shu Wen Ng, Elizabeth C. Swart, and Lindsey Smith Taillie, (2021 (in press)). "Toward unified and impactful policies for reducing ultraprocessed food consumption and promoting healthier eating globally." Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology 9.
  • Thow A-M, Erzse A, Asiki G, et al. Study design: policy landscape analysis for sugar-sweetened beverage taxation in seven sub-Saharan African countries. Global Health Action 2021; 14(1): 1856469.

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2012

  • Reducing the sodium content of high-salt foods: Effect on cardiovascular disease in South Africa. Melanie Y Bertram, Krisela Steyn, Edelweiss Wentzel-Viljoen, Stephen Tollman, Karen J Hofman. South African Medical Journal September 2012
  • Health chiefs declare war to take salt away. Independent August 2012
  • Demanding the best for all South Africans. K Hofman, K Kahn. PedMed April/May 2012
  • Cutting salt content in bread will raise price, bakers say. Business Day July 2012
  • Salt – it stands for Simply Add (a) Little Touch. Saturday Star July 2012
  • Minder sout in kos sal beroertes voorkom, sê navorsers. Die Burger July 2012
  • SA Food’s salt content to be regulated. Sipokazi Fokazi. IOL July 2012
  • Regulating salt content ‘will increase price of bread’. Tamar Kahn. Business Day July 2012
  • Get healthy – or else. Katherine Child. The Times July 2012
  • Wits team helps curb SA’s salt intake. Wits University July 2012
  • State wants South Africans to halve salt intake, but allows more time. Tamar Kahn. Business Day July 2012
  • Reducing salt content in food will help save lives. Cape Argus August 2012

2011

  • Law to cut salt content in South African’s diet. Tamar Kahn. Business Day June 2011

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