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Compiled by Jessica Beagley Please find below this week’s selection of interesting news stories and reports. If you come across any interesting articles or reports, please do share them with me and I will include them in next week’s digest. Global Development News UN News: Asia-Pacific developing countries see ‘subdued’ growth for third straight year –…

SAVE THE DATE  Thu 26th, Frid 27th and Sat 28th March 2015  OR Tambo Protea Hotel, Gauteng! The target audience is: Carers – private carers, family carers and those rendering carer services • Care home managers • Clinical psychologists • Community mental health teams  • Day care managers • Designers • NGO/CBO/FBO workers • General…

Chronic Care Model/ Self-management /Patient centred care Where is South African in its response to person-centred NCDs care?  The national Department of Health is putting its money and credibility behind its Integrated Chronic Disease Management (ICDM) Model with little consultation. (Integrated Chronic Disease Management: A step by step manual to guide implementation. Undated. Authors Dr…

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