The long-overdue NCDs+ Strategic Plan is on the NDoH approval phase.
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
Old age (≥ 60 years), males, CVD, hypertension, cerebrovascular disease & diabetes are independent prognostic factors for severe COVID-19 and death.
Older people and those with NCDs need to take special steps to beat the coronavirus.