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UHC- From promises to progress on Health for All

The SANCDA, together with over 130 of our global NCDs comrades asked our governments and officials to take action. For a list of signatories click here.

“E-cigarettes not safe” US health sources

e-cigarettes (and vaping) are not safe and can cause irreversible lung damage and disease

Comment: NHI Bill by 11 October 2019

[wpdevart_countdown text_for_day=”Days” text_for_hour=”Hours” text_for_minut=”Minutes” text_for_second=”Seconds” countdown_end_type=”date” end_date=”11-10-2019 17:59″ start_time=”1567534131″ end_time=”0,1,1″ action_end_time=”hide” content_position=”center” top_ditance=”10″ bottom_distance=”10″ ][/wpdevart_countdown]The Portfolio Committee on Health invites stakeholders and interested parties to submit written submissions on the¬†National Health Insurance Bill [B11-2019] The objective of the Bill is…

NHI Pilot report gets its own briefing

The successful implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) will rely on unified collaborations and effective political will, says Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. The Minister made the remarks during a media engagement on the Public Health Strengthening (Genesis) Report on…

Tobacco industry interference

Tobacco addiction is a global epidemic that ravages entire countries and regions, wreaking the most havoc in the most vulnerable countries and creating an enormous toll of disability, disease, lost productivity and death. Tobacco use continues to be the leading…

WHO: Patients for patient safety news (2013)

Welcome to the latest edition of PFPS News. We have lots of good news to share with you. During the summer period, there is often a sense of wind-down and an opportunity for some rest and recuperation. However, the passion…

WHO: NCDs progress monitor (2017)

Premature death from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) continues to be one of the major development challenges in the 21st century. NCDs kill 15 million women and men between the ages of 30 and 70 each year, and leave no country untouched.…

WHO: NCD progress monitor (2015)

Each year, 16 million people die prematurely before the age of 70 from NCDs. Strikingly, 4 out of 5 of these deaths occur in developing countries, making such diseases one of the major development challenges of the 21st century. If…

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