Who is the
South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance (SANCDA+)
SANCDA+ is a non-governmental organisation formed in 2013 that advocates for equitable non-communicable diseases(NCDs+) prevention and treatment in South Africa.
The SANCDA+ exists to ensure that people living with NCDs+ at any age, get their constitutional right to equal and quality NCDs+ prevention and management services and support without experiencing financial hardship.
Four trusted NCDs+ advocacy organisations with over 200 years of service to South Africa established a civil society partnership. The founding members are the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), Diabetes SA, Heart and Stroke Foundation SA and PHANGO. Today it consist of more than 100 organisations and independent members.
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4 years after publication the bill is a milestone further along the excrutiating path to ratification but it ain’t over yet
invitation from NDoH to SANCDA+ members
62,8% of deaths in 2018 are NCDs+ if we revise the definition to include injuries up from 50.9% for NCDs only
NCDs NSP gallery a hot event in the middle of winter.
Finally the NCDs+ NSP published and launched…..
After 8 years of advocacy the South African NCDs strategy takes reality into account. To be launched in Somerset East it puts people at the centre.
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The National Planning Commission to further analyse short comings of implementation and possibly the NDP. Maybe NCDs+ get marked a priority
chicken or egg? The APP sets the objectives for the NDoH for the current financial year. For NCDs, there might be more outcomes listed with no incentive to do anything differently. It is still down to the provinces most of which dont have NCDs plans.
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic WHO's @DrTedros highlighted the problems of access to health services by millions of people living with NCDs+ in his tweet. His tweet certainly mirrors what the SA NCDs Alliance and our allies have been saying since 2007 when the SA...