RESCHEDULED! Knowledge into action: Alliance building for alcohol policy change – Learning Lab, 4 October 2016

28 September 2016
Michelle Moore

Join us for a free webinar on 4 October 2016 at 1pm.

Knowledge into action: Lessons learnt from research uptake and alliance building for alcohol policy change

In this session, STRIVE partner Soul City explains how their Phuza Wize initiative combined research, social mobilisation and alliance building to lobby for a public-health oriented alcohol policy in South Africa. Presenter Savera Kalideen will describe:

  • the use of research for a range of policy initiatives such as media briefings, policy submissions and social mobilisation
  • the advantages and strength of alliances in lobbying for policy change
  • the challenges and pitfalls of policy development processes

Savera Kalideen has worked in public health at Soul City for many years, and has focused on alcohol policy change for the last seven years. She was the chairperson of the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA) from 2012-2014 and is currently the South Africa board member on that structure. SAAPA is affiliated to the Global Alcohol Policy Alliance. Savera is also the Soul City representative on the South African Health Promotion and Development Foundation Network.


8:00am Washington DC

1:00pm London

2:00pm Geneva

2:00pm Johannesburg

3:00pm Kampala/Mwanza

5:30pm New Delhi/Bangalore


To join the webinar, you must call in AND join online to hear audio and view the slides.

1. Register online now. You will then receive an email giving you the access code and toll-free numbers to dial.

2. Log in to Ready Talk as a participant online, shortly before the presentation begins, so you can see the slides. Use access code 9272774.

3. Dial in to Ready Talk on your telephone, shortly before the presentation begins, so you can hear the presenter speaking. Use access code 9272774.

If your country does not have a toll-free number, you can dial in for free through Skype using the US number 866-740-1260.

Please send enquiries to Michael [dot] Naranjo [at] LSHTM [dot] ac [dot] uk by Monday 3 October 2016.