NCDs+ Blog

About Me

 Dr. Vicki Pinkney Atkinson

Vicki is the CEO of the SANCDA+ and writes the blog in her personal capacity as a person living with nearly 20 NCDs+ some since birth.

3rd Happy Hour Xchange with SANCDA

The South African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (SANCDA) will host the 3rd Happy Hour Xchange on Thursday, 22 April 2021 at 18:00 focussing on...

SANCDA Host Second Happy Hour Xchange

The South African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (SANCDA) will host the 2nd Happy Hour Xchange on Thursday, 8 April 2021 at 18:00. Dr Vicki will...

2021-22 Health Budget

Health budget more money for NCDs and Health Promotion. There is a bit of give and take….. Analysis later.

National Women’s Day August 9th

Commemorating the national march of women on this day in 1956 to petition against the pass laws that required South Africans defined as “black” by The Population Registration Act to carry a ‘”pass,” an […]

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National Breastfeeding Week 1-7 August

  1-7 August 2014 This year’s WABA World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) theme asserts the importance of increasing and sustaining the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding – in the Millennium […]

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CANSA Care Week 1-7 August

  Description CANSA Care Week highlights the care offered by the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) to cancer patients. CANSA offers a unique, integrated service to the public which […]

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VASSA Advancing Access to Knowledge: Introducing the First Allied Healthcare Professionals Programme  The World Federation of Vascular Societies will showcase the best in vascular surgery in the international community hosted […]

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Read NCDs Freedom Fighters Report

At last!  Here is the stakeholder report from our “Call to NCDs Action” meeting in February. It outlines SA NCDs Plan and targets for 2020, our stakeholder network, SWOT analysis […]

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