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Since the establishment of the MGMH, a biannual Summit had been hosted – the first in Athens in 2009, the second in Cape Town in 2011, the third in Bangkok in 2013 and the 4th in Mumbai in 2015. The 5th Summit is planned to be hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa from 8-9 February 2018….

The theme for WDD 2017 is Women and Diabetes. The World Diabetes Day 2017 campaign will promote the importance of affordable and equitable access for all women at risk for or living with diabetes to the essential diabetes medicines and technologies, self-management education and information they require to achieve optimal diabetes outcomes and strengthen their capacity…

Two cycle tours from Gauteng to CPT will be raising important awareness regarding cancer, reducing cancer risk and raising funds for support of cancer patients and loved ones. On the 3rd March 2017, 11 cyclists gathered at the Grasmere Plaza just outside Johannesburg, to kick off the ‘Tour of Light Cycle Tour’ to Cape Town…

The entries and submissions for the 2017 South African Health Review’s Emerging Public Health Practitioner Award (EPHPA) are now open. This award is strictly open to young public health practitioners or student researchers in the fields health sciences, medicine or public health. Those who are currently studying for their Masters or Honours degree, or are in the…

The second Global NCD Alliance Forum, the most important event convening civil society organisations working on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide, will take place in one year, from 9 to 11 December 2017 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). (link calendar event) The Forum will be held under the patronage of Her Highness…

First introduced in 2000 World heart day was created to bring awareness and information to heart disease and stroke which are the world’s leading causes of death, claiming 17.3 million lives each year. World Heart day takes place on September 29th each year with a different focus theme. This year the theme focuses on creating heart-healthy…

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