[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The final draft of the 3rd NCDs+ National Strategic Plan that was submitted to the South African National Health Council Technical Committee in Nov 2021 for approval by the National Department of Health. This approximate version has been approved.
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It all depends on which lens you used to read the death stats. TB number 1 (albeit down ,5%) or NCDs rising?
Click here to download Mortality and cause of death South Africa 2018
Independent prognostic risk factors for severe COVID-19 & death are:
▲ Age 60 years and older ▲ males ▲CVD ▲hypertension
▲cerebrovascular disease ▲ diabetes
South African policy and practice must consider the report’s findings due to the context in which:
■ There are high rates of undiagnosed cases and poor levels of control for these NCDs especially diabetes and hypertension in South Africa;
■ The draft National NCDs Strategic Plan for 2020-2025 currently under consideration;
■ The need for coherence with current guidelines for the management of
these NCDs, many of which require review, and WHO guidance to deliver
evidence-based PHC for people with NCDs; and
■ The overarching National Department of Health plan to address the
[embeddoc url=”https://www.sancda.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/BHPSA-COVID-NCD-report-16-07-1.pdf” download=”all” viewer=”google”]South African report looking at the evidence in relation age, gender and NCds
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Older people and those of us living with NCDs need to take action now.
Diabetes, lung and heart disease need to take special action. Learn what you can do.
COVID-19 is an emergency. It’s likely that every country will be affected either directly or through disrupted travel, access to goods, or economic disruption. NOW is the time to act to minimize impact.
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