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

Savera Kalideen

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

Savera Kalideen

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


Promoting good health makes cents

Savera Kalideen

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