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CANSA Service Spotlight – Prof Michael Herbst (Health Specialist Consultant)

Prof Michael Herbst, a cancer survivor himself, has been with CANSA for 14 years and is currently the Health Specialist Consultant responsible for writing and collating CANSA’s Fact Sheets, as well as, sharing his knowledge and experience regarding various cancers with colleagues and the public through interviews, webinars, health talks and tele counselling.

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Published: 20 Jan 2023 | Last Updated: 23 Jan 2023
Categories: Work for CANSA

How Global & Local Partnership Achieve Life-saving Aims of UHC Day

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 41 million people each year die of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), equivalent to 74% of all deaths globally. Each year, 17 million people die from an NCD before age 70; 86% of these premature deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. It’s a global crisis that must be addressed. Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, held annually on 12 December, is a day on which advocates worldwide mobilise to bring awareness to the significance of accessible and affordable health care.

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Published: 10 Dec 2022 | Last Updated: 23 Jan 2023
Categories: Advocacy, Media Releases & News

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