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Coming soon NCDs+ national strategy

After 8 years of advocacy the South African NCDs strategy takes reality into account. To be launched in Somerset East it puts people at the...
COVID-19 deaths not cut by hydroxychloroquine

COVID-19 deaths not cut by hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquine does not reduce deaths from COVID-19 and may even cause unwanted damage, recent studies have found. According to the new Cochrane Review, the drug probably does not reduce the number of people needing mechanical ventilation. “In addition, they note...

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SA’s health data ranking

SA’s health data ranking

The SCORE for Health Data Technical Package represents the most comprehensive strategies and interventions for strengthening country health information systems. First launched in August 2020, it is a one-stop solution to improve the availability of timely,...

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Share Ben’s story through the Patch Academy

Angie, Abigail, Anton and Benjamin Hawkes  To mark International Childhood Cancer Day Patch SA is spreading its digital wings by opening its online learning platform. The Patch Academy provides accredited CPD certificate courses on aspects of children’s...

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Accelerating Access to Palliative Care: Covid and Beyond Webinar

The South African Medical Research Council and the Palliative Care Action Group are proud to co-host a webinar that aims to highlight the imperative for a concerted and collaborative effort to accelerate access to palliative care and to report on the measures that are being taken towards implementation.

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