2015 Rights of persons with disabilities White Paper.

2015 Rights of persons with disabilities White Paper.

The social framing of disability is at the heart of the White Paper and follows on similar moves globally. However, WHO declines to make a clear exclusionalry defintion of disablitily.
HIV health programmes is mentioned on page 88 as a prime intervention in South Africa. The only clear funding at a national level is for HIV-related programmes via a conditional grant. Disability is framed as a social issue and added as a priority via the social chapter of the National Development Plan (NDP).

his means in effect the prevention and treatment of NCDs preventable sight loss like diabetes and hypertension are not considered in this policy as it follows the social model of disability. This kind of dualism is outdated. Deal with social issues but allow for the causes to be addressed directly through the National Department of Health. with funding.
That means making NCDs a priority in chapter 10 of the National Development Plan.

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2019 July NDoH invitation stakeholder NCDs Stakeholder consultation

2019 July NDoH invitation stakeholder NCDs Stakeholder consultation

2019 July NDoH Stakeholder NCDs Stakeholder consultation CV disease and stroke. This is a copy of the invitation sent on 24 July 2019 with a response required by 31 July for a meeting on 7 July 2019. From Dr Yogan Pillay
A draft agenda was circulated before the meeting. Here is the draft agena.
There was no time for discussion. Diabetes was included in the meeting without prior notice.
No minutes of the meeting were circulated nor were the presentations.

The consultation aims to:

  • Identify cascades of care for CVD and Stroke and understand the roadblocks that impede care;
  • Identify immediate, medium- and long-term interventions to enhance care; and
  • .Promote collaborative interventions to create awareness and educate communities and health workers on CVD and Stroke
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SANCDA Letter to Portfolio Committee on Health June 22

SANCDA Letter to Portfolio Committee on Health June 22

The National Assembly Portfolio Committee on Health
A large part of the Assembly’s role in the law‑making process happens in committees and much of its oversight over the executive is also done through committees, particularly the portfolio committees.
As part of our quest for NCDs+ equity in South Africa we have human rights action and also need changes to health policy and law. We want to inform members of Parliament, particularly this involved directly about the needs of PLWNCDs+

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