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The Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi will this week launch two critical cancer policies namely, Cervical and Breast Cancer policies aimed at addressing high mortality caused by these cancers, management of the condition as well as improve the quality of life of women in South Africa. Breast and Cervical cancers have been identified amongst…

Sat 29 April 2017 Dear WoW! Partners, Champions, Club members, Supporters and Activists! Another very exciting opportunity for you, your colleagues, families, friends and communities! WoW! is supporting and partnering in the WORLD TAI CHI & QI GONG DAY that is being led by the Jing-An Wellness Sanctuary. Sharing the goal of promoting healthy lifestyles,…

South Africa commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and is also commemorated as National Disability Rights Awareness Day. This year’s theme is: “Persons with disabilities – Equal participants in shaping a sustainable future.” Disability is the consequence of…

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has blamed manufacturers for shortages of medicines including HIV and tuberculosis drugs, but a civil society coalition has alleged 80%of stock outs are due to poor management. Community members have also complained about medicine stock outs. In the Stop the Stock Outs Project’s latest survey, more than 40 percent of…

After months of painstaking work, the result of the South African Civil Society NCDs Benchmarking exercise is out for your comment. While every effort has been taken to ensure that this draft is correct and supported by documentary evidence and other input, we apologise in advance for any errors. We sincerely ask for your input…

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