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South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance

welcome to the

South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance

welcome to the

South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance

welcome to the

South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance

Who is the

South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance (SANCDA+)

SANCDA+ is a non-governmental organisation formed in 2013 that advocates for equitable non-communicable diseases(NCDs+) prevention and treatment in South Africa.

The SANCDA+ exists to ensure that people living with NCDs+ at any age, get their constitutional right to equal and quality NCDs+ prevention and management services and support without experiencing financial hardship.

Four trusted NCDs+ advocacy organisations with over 200 years of service to South Africa established a civil society partnership. The founding members are the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), Diabetes SA, Heart and Stroke Foundation SA and PHANGO. Today it consist of more than 100 organisations and independent members.

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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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COVID-19 comorbidities uncovered NCDs = 90%

Better late than never. And it is only until October last year. Comorbidities are published once and not routinely by NICD. Oh now, the second wave is over "we will publish another list." Really? This requires some myth-busting action from the National Department of...

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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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