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Vicki and David Pinkney-Atkinson   The South African NCDs Alliance (SANCDA) and its NCDs partners are celebrating a pivotal win with the creation of a national NCDs coordinating body. In July after four years of consistent advocacy, the South African National Health Commission (SANHC) was created. It marks an advocacy tipping point with the official…

The Council for Medial Aid Schemes (CMS) is looking for comment on the prescribed minimum benefits. This links to South Africas National Health Insurance as well as Universal Health Coverage in its outcomes. CMS are calling for comment and it should not be forgotten that patients should be involved in this process. As it affects…

Health-e News September 28, 2015 For the next 15 years, the newly  adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will guide what donors fund and what countries push – and the world may just take a page from Africa’s playbook as it pursue universal health coverage. Born in Springs on Johannesburg’s East Rand, Matshidiso Moeti grew up watching…

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