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2021 Coherence of food and agricultural policies with NCD prevention in South Africa: the case of fruit and vegetable policies study: methodology & fieldwork report

This report presents the progress made on the IDRC-funded study, titled: The coherence of agro-food policies with NCD prevention policies in...

2021 Mapping the burden of hypertension in South Africa: a comparative analysis of the national 2012 SANHANES and the 2016 Demographic and Health Survey

This study investigates the provincial variation in hypertension prevalence in South Africa in 2012 and 2016, adjusting for individual level...

2020 Turning off the alcohol tap: steps to limit the risks and hazards arising from risky alcohol consumption

The total ban on alcohol sale and public consumption was a controversial feature of the COVID-19 hard lockdown in South Africa. It created a...