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Examining the news media reaction to a national sugary beverage tax in South Africa: A quantitative content analysis
(Springer Nature, 2021)
: South Africa was the first sub-Saharan African country to implement a sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax called the Health Promotion Levy (HPL) in April 2018. Given news media can increase public awareness and sway ...
Are intentions to change, policy awareness, or health knowledge related to changes in dietary intake following a sugar-sweetened beverage tax in South Africa? A before-and after study
Background In April 2018, South Africa implemented the Health Promotion Levy (HPL), one of the first sugarsweetened beverage (SSB) taxes to be based on each gram of sugar (beyond 4 g/100mL). The objectives of this study ...