Researcher, SAMRC/Centre for Health Economics and Decision Science- PRICELESS SA, University of the Witwatersrand
Agnes Erzse, is a Researcher at the SAMRC Centre for Health Economics and Decision Science, PRICELESS SA. Agnes is a trained anthropologist with a MSC in Global Health and Development from UCL, and work experience at the WHO in Geneva. Agnes is interested in priority setting for nutrition-related noncommunicable diseases in SA. Examples of her peer reviewed research with policy impact include the costs of Type 2 Diabetes and the assessment of sugar content of baby foods. She is currently pursuing a PhD at Wits University on the value of interventions that address nutrition-related social and economic needs to enhance mother and child nutrition in SA.
In 2017, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa voluntarily announced that it would stop supplying sugary beverages to primary school outlets. The company also pledged to remove all branding and advertising from schools. The...