Knowledge Hub News

August 29, 2017

Blogpost: The Rationale for Tobacco Excise Tax Beyond Revenue Raising

By Alfred Mukong The industry has in many instances strongly opposed several tobacco regulatory policies, especially the large increase in taxes. Opposition to excise tax is […]
September 7, 2017

TV Interview with Knowledge Hub’s Prof Corne van Walbeek on illicit trade in South Africa

Professor Corne van Walbeek was interviewed on SABC newsroom this morning about illicit trade in South Africa (and the reasons behind it). Below is the link […]
September 14, 2017

Blogpost: How reliable are tobacco and alcohol prevalence estimates from surveys?

By Nicole Vellios  How do we evaluate whether estimates from national surveys are a true reflection of what people are consuming? One way is conduct a […]
September 27, 2017

Blogpost: Are poor lifestyle choices really a choice?

By Laura Rossouw The rapid increase in non-communicable diseases (NCDs), especially in low and middle income countries (LMICs), is proving to be a global crisis, with […]