Case Study: Botswana’s Success With Raising Alcohol Taxes

Posted September 30 2018 4WHO, Affordability, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, Global Status Report Alcohol, HIV/ Aids, Lobbying, News, Public Health, Road Traffic, WHO

Botswana is one of the few countries in the African region that have been championing alcohol policy to address obstacles to development and promote health for all.

For example, the country implemented an ambitious and evidence-based alcohol tax increase to help tackle the HIV/ AIDS epidemic.
This story details the alcohol tax increases and their effects on revenue generation and preventing alcohol harm affecting the people in Botswana.

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