[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The National Department of Health’s 3rd draft of its hypertension guideline is open for comment.
It is important that civil society makes inputs if you want to ensure the quality of NCDs care in NHI or universal health coverage (UHC) and beyond.
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The South African Renal Registry collects, analyses and publishes information on the treatment of people with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on behalf of the Renal Society of South Africa.
Most people on renal replacement treatment in South Africa receive
High blood pressure and diabetes combined cause 54% of ESRD, with unknown cause for 31.9%. There is no evidence of public sector growth in renal replacement therapy and it is below figures for 1994.
Davids, M., Jardine, T., Marais, N., Zunza, M., Jacobs, J., & Sebastian, S. (2019). South African Renal Registry Annual Report 2017. African Journal of Nephrology, 22(1), 60-71. doi:https://doi.org/10.21804/22-1-3810
[embeddoc url=”https://www.sancda.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/minister-of-health-letter-NCDs-June20.pdf” download=”all” viewer=”google”] In June the SANCDA wrote Dr Mkhize shortly after his appointment about NCDs equity. We also requested a response. Still waiting 6 months later. That is apart from saying that he received the letter ….. Accountability now.