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  PMBs are a vital tool used by medical schemes because they explain the minimum services for which your medical scheme will pay. These are the “benefits” for belonging to a private medical scheme. As beneficiaries we must know about these rather than the number of free movies! The PMBs been a bone of contention…

    Rafael’s meaningful involvement in the fight against addictions cost him his job at the Mexico City Secretariat of Health, but opened a new, more fulfilling path. His 12 years living with emphysema, which resulted from 30 years of smoking, have brought many physical challenges. But Rafa’s determination to blow the whistle on the…

Global Development News Colombia Reports: Attacks on press freedom in Colombia reached record levels in 2017 The FLIP on Saturday released its 2017 report in which it highlighted a 43.5% increase in registered attacks against the freedom of press compared to the year before. The Guardian: How do you build a healthy city? Copenhagen reveals…

Global Development News The Jama Network: Retreat From Human Rights and Adverse Consequences for Health The retreat from human rights is a threat to health because it inevitably undermines key building blocks for good public health policy such as the ability to have a robust public discussion on complex health issues and to critique government…

Date: 30 January 2018 In preparation for World Cancer Day 2018, join Kwanele Asante, Chairperson of the Ministerial Advisory Commission on the Prevention and Control of Cancer, in the debate about access to lifesaving medicines and our demand for policy reform. The media roundtable / webinar will be held on Tuesday 30 January at 11am at: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg iThemba…

We Can. I Can: Make an Impact and Lower Cancer Risk DONATE HERE FACT: On 4th February each year, it’s World Cancer Day (WCD). WHY? To give people, everywhere, a platform to create cancer awareness, sharing knowledge to lower the cancer risk. CONSIDER: The impact you could make through your family, local school, library, health practitioners, sports clubs, organisations, workplace and social…

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