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Mboweni: Implementation key to SA’s economic growth

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the country needs to work on the implementation of policies if it is to realize improvements and growth in the country’s sluggish economy. Mboweni made the comment when he delivered his opening remarks at the…

Revise WHO biosimilar guidelines urgently

Third World Network asks African civil society organisation to support its letter to the Chair WHO Expert Committee on Biologic Standardisation (EBCS) to revise the WHO biosimilar guidelines. The South African NCDs Alliance has signed. The content below is from…

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. Click here to read the letter. For a list of signatories click here. Action is required to make universal health coverage (UHC)…

“E-cigarettes not safe” US health sources

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

Comment extended: NHI Bill 29 November 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…

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 – Assessing National Capacity For The Prevention and Control of NCDs

Last year, 2015 was an historic year for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Global leaders, recognizing the enormous burden that NCDs place on people and communities in developed and developing countries, included them in the new global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As…

WHO – 2016 who Technical Report on Conflict of Interest and Nutrition

In response to the emerging challenge of conflicts of interest in nutrition, the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development at WHO headquarters convened a WHO technical consultation on “Addressing and managing conflicts of interest in the planning and delivery…

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