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All credits to Article Health-e News The 97-page paper outlines the country’s path to universal health coverage over 14 years and proposes dramatic changes in the role of private medical aids and the National Health Laboratory Services among others. Released on 10 December, the long awaited white paper begins by providing the background and justification…

In 2011 President Jacob Zuma and the South African government committed to NCDs prevention and control in line with global conventions. Since then many more commitments have been undertaken. As part of civil society’s watchdog role the SA NCD Alliance monitors how the government is doing. Today we release our report card covering the years…

Click here to download the SA Health Promotion Policy & Strategy 2015-19 (HPP&S 15-19) 46 pages. Date of publication:  unknown Purposes 1.To enable South African to increase control over and improve its own health using the PHC approach, which is multidisciplinary in nature; 2.To provide guidelines to support actions at appropriate levels that will advance the aims…

Pretoria SAnews.gov.za First Lady Tobeka Madiba-Zuma says urgent action is needed to raise awareness and develop practical strategies to address the burden of cancer. “Now more than ever, there is a need for a commitment to help drive advancements in policy and encourage implementation of comprehensive national cancer control plans,” said Madiba-Zuma. Speaking a day…

  The SA NCD Alliance and its NCDs Network met with the Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla on 11 December 2014. The most important outcome is the establishment of a 2 monthly intersectoral NCDs forum for communication and consultation. The purpose of the forum is to inform, involve and seek feedback from stakeholders…

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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