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Slide presentations from the Health Systems Strengthening Kopano 17-18th November 2014   Introduction to ICDM for PHC NCDs service delivery including & patient centeredness – Dr Margo Uys  Introducing the concept of multisectoral collaboration for action and accountability using HIV/AIDS context. Application to NCDs – Dr Sue Goldstein Human resource issues. Training training and mobilisation: focus…

New funding has been made available in the NCD fields of cardiovascular and diabetes through the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). The funding is made possible by Medtronic Philanthropy with the  HSRC being appointed as the South African partner. The program will be run over five years. Check to see if your organisation qualifies for funding please…

Comment no later than 28 November at 5pm.  Please see attached PDF for full references. The SA NCD Alliance met on November 17 and 18, 2014 in Gauteng to consider health systems solutions to the epidemic of NCDs in South Africa. Over 90 stakeholders from five key sectors joined the SA NCD Alliance: patient-related NGOs,…

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: G-20 countries have political responsibility to tackle world’s greatest challenges Ban…

Source Parliamentary Monitoring Group QUESTION – 1 : Hepatitis B vaccination? DATE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 22 AUGUST 2014  (INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO. 10) Ms D Carter (Cope) to ask the Minister of Health: Whether his department has approved a programme of vaccinating children against Hepatitis B at birth and not at six…

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