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What are the affects of alcohol?

Drinking alcohol is part of our national culture so it’s easy to feel that you know about all about it. How much of what you know is fact and how much is just a myth? Exactly what impact does alcohol have on your health and well-being?

What is one unit of alcohol?

Perhaps you already knew that most drinks contain more than one unit of alcohol, As you can see from the table of alcoholic beverages below with the number of units of alcohol contained in each.

Alcohol and violence?

Did you know that, according to Arrive Alive, drunk driving is one of the biggest threats to Road Safety in South Africa.

Phuza Wize News and Articles

Perhaps you've seen some of the media attention Phuza Wize is gathering?

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Stories from Galeshewe

A collection of personal stories from the Galeshewe community in the Northern Cape Province. These form part of the work done by the Northern Cape Community Alcohol Advocacy project.

What are the affects of alcohol?

Drinking alcohol is part of our national culture so it’s easy to feel that you know about all about it. How much of what you know is fact and how much is just a myth? Exactly what impact does alcohol have on your health and well-being?

Did you know it takes the liver one-hour to metabolise one unit of alcohol?

We all know that any alcohol consumption can affect the body and brain, right? But is this the case with even with small quantities that is less than one unit of alcohol?

What are the legal alcohol limits in South Africa?

You may be interested in some of the statistics

What is one unit of alcohol?

Perhaps you already knew that most drinks contain more than one unit of alcohol, As you can see from the table of alcoholic beverages below with the number of units of alcohol contained in each.

Alcohol and violence?

Did you know that, according to Arrive Alive, drunk driving is one of the biggest threats to Road Safety in South Africa.

Alcohol availability, marketing and sexual health risks to youth in South Africa

A study using GIS mapping and PhotoVoice to understand the environment within which young people drink

This is the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance

The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA) is a network of NGOs which advocate for evidence-based alcohol policies in countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Alliance now invites more NGOs to join.

The Southern Africa Alcohol Policy Alliance established in Johannesburg

A regional forum for NGOs in Southern Africa resulted in the formation of a Southern Africa Alcohol Policy Alliance representing seven countries. Savera Kalideen from Soul City in South Africa was elected the first chair of the Alliance.

Stories from Galeshewe

A collection of personal stories from the Galeshewe community in the Northern Cape Province. These form part of the work done by the Northern Cape Community Alcohol Advocacy project.