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HEALA team Food Policy

Who is HEALA?

HEALA is a coalition of civil society organisations that advocate for equitable access to affordable, nutritious food in South Africa by building a more just food system.

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Open letter: Conflict of Interest at the Third Biennial Conference of the African Research University Alliance

Open letter to: Member Universities and Centres of Excellence within ARUA 23 November 2021 RE: CONFLICT OF INTEREST AT THE THIRD BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF THE …

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Nedlac report sugar tax TB News

NEDLAC-commissioned report backs South Africa’s “sugar tax”

A recently leaked report on the health promotion levy’s economic impacts affirms that the levy can play an important role in financing healthcare in South …

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Joint sign-on letter: Nestlé’s violation of SA Regulation R991 (on foodstuffs for infants and young children)

12.08.21 Dear National Department of Health RE: Nestlé’s violation of SA Regulation R991 (on foodstuffs for infants and young children) It has come to our …

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#NotTodayNestlé: Food giant Nestlé flouts SA law. Again.

12 August 2021 Food giant Nestlé flouts SA law. Again. Food and beverage company Nestlé’s latest marketing campaign violates long-standing national health department regulations meant …

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New Health Minister Dr. Joe Phaahla has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform South Africa’s food policies

New Health Minister Dr. Joe Phaahla has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform South Africa’s food policies 06 August 2021 The Healthy Living Alliance (HEALA) welcomes …

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