Month: March 2022

HEALA: 2022 Division of Revenue Proposals

HEALA: 2022 Division of Revenue Proposals

Submission to Standing Committee on Appropriations 1. Background Introduced in 2018, the Health Promotion Levy (HPL) is a tax designed to precisely target the sugar content added to sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) beyond acceptable thresholds. This lowers overall sugar consumption via SSBs through incentivising companies towards reformulating their products and affecting a reduction in demand …

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Key data from the February 2022 Household Affordability Index

Key data from the February 2022 Household Affordability Index

The February 2022 Household Affordability Index, which tracks food price data from 44 supermarkets and 30 butcheries, in Johannesburg (Soweto, Alexandra, Tembisa and Hillbrow), Durban (KwaMashu, Umlazi, Isipingo, Durban CBD and Mtubatuba), Cape Town (Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, Philippi, Langa, Delft and Dunoon), Pietermaritzburg and Springbok (in the Northern Cape), shows that: In February 2022: The average …

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Vacancy: Communications manager

Are you an exceptional communicator with at least five years’ experience in journalism or communications? Are you committed to social justice and health equality? We are looking for a communications manager to implementation of HEALA’s communication strategy and to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate communications to support HEALA’s primary policy advocacy campaigns. This person must have the …

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