[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][embeddoc url=”https://www.sancda.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/who-ncds-progress-report-2020-south-africa.pdf” download=”all” viewer=”google”]Check out South Africa’s NCDs status from the 2020 WHO progress report
Deadline for comment is July 9th 2018
To provide for control over smoking; to regulate the sale and advertising of tobacco products and electronic delivery systems; to regulate the packaging and appearance of tobacco products and electronic delivery systems and to make provision for the standardisation of their packaging; to provide for standards in respect of the manufacturing and export of tobacco products and electronic delivery systems; to prohibit the sale of tobacco products and electronic delivery systems to and by persons under the age of 18 years; to prohibit the free distribution of tobacco products and electronic delivery systems; to prohibit the sale of tobacco products and electronic delivery systems by means of vending machines; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
South Africa Department of Health Annual Report 2015/16
Partnerships and collaborative efforts have expanded our capacity to meet the National Development Plan (NDP) objectives of reducing the burden of disease, increasing life expectancy of 70 years, and having an AIDS-free generation of under 20’s by 2030. To this end, we have announced two major plans to be implemented during the current financial year: to provide access to ARV treatment to anyone confirmed HIV positive; and to provide PrEP (Pre Exposure Prophylaxis) to sex workers. We will allow
the evaluation of effectiveness of this programme to inform the further expansion to other vulnerable groups.