South Africa's alcohol consumption patterns are a big concern

Driving through villages in Limpopo province, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi was shocked to see groups of drunken young people roaming the streets.

Savera Kalideen, Advocacy Manager at Soul City says that the alcohol consumption patterns of South Africans are a big concern.

She says alcohol is the third biggest cause of death and disability.

Advertising industry spend more than a billion per annum and we never see the harm linked to the consumption of the product.

Savera Kalideen, Advocacy Manager at Soul City

The illness is not evident to us when we are doing the drinking

Savera Kalideen, Advocacy Manager at Soul City

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