Obesity costs South Africa billions. We did the sums

Micheal Boachie, University of the Witwatersrand Globally, it is widely acknowledged that obesity-related conditions and their complications add hugely to healthcare costs and productivity losses. In turn this adds a large burden on individuals, their families and on governments. One estimate suggests that of the total health expenditure on the continent, 9% is attributed toContinue reading “Obesity costs South Africa billions. We did the sums”