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This is billed as being about the Checka Impilo or National Wellness Campaign … but some how it got to be more about a failing health system. Take a look.  Checka Impilo Source SAnews.gov.za Deputy President Mabuza used the Health Summit to launch Checka Impilo, a national wellness campaign that focuses on testing and treating…

The United Nations General Assembly will hold its third high-level meeting on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases on 27 September 2018 in New York with the overall theme “Scaling up multi-stakeholder and multisectoral responses for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. An…

Africa NCDs Network  The latest in a series of five Regional Meetings on Strengthening NCD Civil Society took place in Nairobi, Kenya on 2-3 October and was co-hosted by the NCD Alliance and the East Africa NCD Alliance Sustainability Initiative. The meeting was attended by 35 representatives from 10 African NCD Alliances, NCD Civil Society…

Until a woman from the poorest family in the most crowded slum can be sure that her local clinic will have the medicine and staffing her government has promised, global health will remain uncertain A great read from World Vision’s  Policy Report: Grassroots to global: 7 steps to Citizen-Driven Accountability for the Sustainable Development Goals This…

The latest version of the 2014 NCDs Benchmarking exercise conducted by the South African NCDs Alliance can be found here.  Click here to download. It is in the process of final modification for publication later this month. The NCD Benchmarking Exercise assesses the national capacity for responding to NCDs framed by a civil society perspective….

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…

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