Open/Close Menu NCDs, noncmmunicable diseases, diabetes, hypertension, asthma, stroke, cancer, cardiovascular disease, patient advocacy

Join the global campaign this September Public awareness of pain and pain management is now firmly on the map. At the recently concluded 70th World Health Assembly, September has now been acknowledged as a Pain Awareness Month. All throughout September, we call on you to help us build on this momentum. IAPO, the American Chronic Pain…

    CANSA’s Kidney Cancer Fact Sheet(pdf) ·         World Kidney Cancer Q&A Backgrounder (pdf) ·         World Kidney Cancer Day Q&A Photo(jpg) ·         World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day Logo (jpg) ·         World Kidney Cancer Day Q&A Photo 2 (jpg)   First-Ever World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day Celebrated Worldwide   People around the world are asking questions and…

    In a damming report by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) the KwaZulu-Natal Health Department and MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo will have to answer why and how possibly thousands of Cancer patients have gone without treatment being left to die. The report highlighted that in the province cancer patients have had to wait…

17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health: Submissions and Registration Open The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) is now accepting session proposals, abstracts and registrations. WCTOH will be held from 7-9 March 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa with the theme ‘Uniting the World for a Tobacco Free Generation’. Held every three years, this…

“It ain’t over until the fat lady sings “- the South African sugar tax finale Authors: SANCDA Vicki and David Pinkney-Atkinson Written for NCDA and published on the SANCDA website After 18 months of public wrangling the Health Promotions Levy (HPL), also known as the “sugar tax”, is inching closer to a finale. With stakeholder…

For emergency cases        1-800-700-6200