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Global Development News The New Yorker: One Year After Trump’s Election, Revisiting “Autocracy: Rules for Survival” In the year since Donald Trump won the electoral college, have the dire predictions of his Presidency come to pass? Euroactiv: UN Treaty negotiations: A chance for the EU to champion human rights More than 200 representatives of global…

Kim Harrisberg With 10,000 new diabetes cases diagnosed every month, we are drowning in sugar – one of the most accessible, affordable and addictive of foods. This is Melanie’s story of losing her leg to diabetes, narrated by Dr Luvhengo, the Head of Surgery at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital. This, he says, is a health crisis…

    NEWSLETTER – 16 November 2017 8TH DIABETES ATLAS Women bear unequal burden as diabetes cases soar One in 11 adults worldwide lives with diabetes, and those who are women face unique and multiple barriers to accessing cost-effective diabetes prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and care, particularly in developing countries. Those are the findings of…

Live Your Best Life with CANSA Active CANSA is excited to launch our NEW CANSA Active website, where you can find out how to get active and healthy, while having Feel Good Fun. You also have the opportunity as an individual to truly make a difference for good, by raising awareness of cancer, and funds to help us detect…

Comment from SANCDA: Please note the Bill containing the SSB tax was passed by the Standing Committee on Finance yesterday with only 2 more steps (National Assembly and Council of Provinces) to go. Then the Health Promotion Levy will be part of a bundle of financial measures to be implemented on 1 April 2017. The…

Calendar of events: Calendar_#WoW!NoSugar. Pledge to Sign: No Sugar Pledge Introduction as below: Welcome to the #WoW!NoSugar Challenge WoW! No-Sugar November Challenge #WoW!NoSugarChallenge Welcome to the WoW! No-Sugar November Challenge! We are so thrilled that you have decided to join us in empowering yourself in body, mind and spirit. For the month of November, we…

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