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WHO: Tobacco industry interference

Tobacco addiction is a global epidemic that ravages entire countries and regions, wreaking the most havoc in the most vulnerable…

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World no tobacco day: Awards (2018)

Call for nominations Geneva, 16 January 2018 — The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for nominations to the World…

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WHO: Patients for patient safety news (2013)

Welcome to the latest edition of PFPS News. We have lots of good news to share with you. During the…

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WHO: NCDs progress monitor (2017)

Premature death from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) continues to be one of the major development challenges in the 21st century. NCDs…

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WHO: NCD progress monitor (2015)

Each year, 16 million people die prematurely before the age of 70 from NCDs. Strikingly, 4 out of 5 of…

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WHO: Injection safety guidelines

Injections are one of the most common health care procedures. Every year at least 16 billion injections are administered worldwide.…

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WHO: Co-chairs statement global dialogue meeting NCDs – Balaclava, Mauritius, (19-21 October 2016)

WHO GCM/NCD Global Dialogue on the role of non-State actors in supporting Member States in their national efforts to tackle…

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WHO: Halt the rise in diabetes

Heart disease and stroke, cancers, diabetes, and chronic respiratory diseases and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) cause tens of millions of…

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WHO – Model list of essential in vitro diagnostics – first edition (2018)

The World Health Organization (WHO) published the first edition of the Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (EDL) in…

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WHO – Global Status Report on NCDs 2014

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are one of the major health and development challenges of the 21st century, in terms of both…

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WHO – GLOBAL NCD TARGET REDUCE THE HARMFUL USE OF ALCOHOL

Heart disease and stroke, cancers, diabetes, and chronic respiratory diseases and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) cause tens of millions of…

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WHO – Global Coordination Mechanism On The Prevention And Control Of NCDS

It has been two years since the Director-General of WHO established a Secretariat within the office of the Assistant Director-General…

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WHO – For Country Implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC)1 and its Parties acknowledge that the tobacco industry represents a serious…

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WHO – Assessing National Capacity For The Prevention and Control of NCDs

Last year, 2015 was an historic year for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Global leaders, recognizing the enormous burden that NCDs place…

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WHO – Assessing National Capacity For The Prevention and Control of NCDs

Last year, 2015 was an historic year for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Global leaders, recognizing the enormous burden that NCDs place…

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WHO – 2016 who Technical Report on Conflict of Interest and Nutrition

In response to the emerging challenge of conflicts of interest in nutrition, the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development…

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WHO – 2016 WHO Earmarked Tobacco Taxes

Globally, and particularly in low- and middle-income countries, health budgets are under strain to meet the challenge of preventing the…

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WHO – Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is reaching alarming proportions in many countries and poses an urgent and serious challenge. The Sustainable Development Goals,…

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UNiversity of Waterloo: Canadian Report On Soda Taxes (2015)

The research predicts dire effects if sugary drink consumption is not curtailed—more than $50 billion in health care costs over…

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Global Nutrition Report 2017

A better nourished world is a better world. Yet the 2017 Global Nutrition Report shows that, despite the significant steps…

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Fiscal Policies for Diet and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases

The Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020 proposes that “as appropriate to national context,…

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National Department of Health – National Health Insurance White Paper 2017

National Health Insurance (NHI) is a healthcare financing system that is designed to pool funds to actively purchase and provide…

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National Mental Health Policy Framework And Strategic Plan 2013-2020

This National Mental Health Policy Framework and Strategic Plan 2013-2020 marks an important milestone in our ongoing efforts to transform…

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Mapping of NCD civil society organisations in the WHO African Region – WHO NCD Alliance (2018)

The NCD Alliance and WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), organised a Regional Consultation on the roles and responsibilities of…

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WHO: General assembly on the prevention and control of NCDs (2017)

Preparation for the third High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases, to be…

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UN – Secretary General’s Report on Progress on the Prevention and Control of NCDs – December 2017

Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/300, the present report sets out the progress achieved since 2014 in the implementation of…

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Mortality and Causes of Death in South Africa – Stats SA (2016)

This statistical release presents information on mortality and causes of death in South Africa for deaths that occurred in 2016.…

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Civil Society: National NCD Status Report (2014)

Guidelines for the content, length and potential authors of CSNSR by section. Objective of the CSNNSR is to understand and assess…

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Prescribed Minimum Benefits

Background The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) is embarking on a process to review the Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs). In…

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Oesophageal Cancer – CMScript

The 2011 National Cancer Registry (NCR) report shows that oesophageal cancer (OC) is the 7th most common cancer in males…

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Communication Guidelines for Medical Schemes Discussion Document – 2012

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) is involved in a process of determining a set of guidelines for communication to…

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SA NCD Alliance Profile: AIDS MMT Henry Mkwanzi – Lessons Learnt From (2014)

2014 SA NCD Alliance Lessons Learnt From AIDS MMT – Henry Mkwanzi

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World Kidney Day: Kidney disease and obesity (2017)

World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys   Mark the day…

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NCD Alliance – DISABILITY AND NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

An estimated 1 billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, have a disability 1, and the increase in diabetes,…

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IAPO Patient Solidarity Day 2016 Resources

In September 2015, the 194 Member States of the United Nations agreed to develop and put in place practical actions…

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How To Control Your Asthma WAD – 2014

How To Control Your Asthma WAD – 2014

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CANSA: Smoking robs your health and your wallet (2017)

Tobacco use is a threat to any person, regardless of gender, age, and race, cultural or educational background that causes over…

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WHO: Halt the rise in obesity

Heart disease and stroke, cancers, diabetes, and chronic respiratory diseases and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) cause tens of millions of…

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Prescribed Minimum Benefits

Background The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) is embarking on a process to review the Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs). In…

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Oesophageal Cancer – CMScript

The 2011 National Cancer Registry (NCR) report shows that oesophageal cancer (OC) is the 7th most common cancer in males…

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