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Mobilising Support for Patent Law Reform Webinar 29 April 2021

Mobilising support for patent law reform Webinar 29 April 2021…

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Published: 22 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 6 May 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

3rd Happy Hour Xchange with SANDCA

The South African Non Communicable Disease Alliance (SANDCA) will host the 3rd Happy Hour Xchange on Thursday, 22 April 2021 at 18:00 focussing on ‘Disability, Down Syndrome and COVID-19’.

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Published: 21 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 5 May 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

SANCDA Host Second Happy Hour Xchange

The South African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (SANCDA) hosted the 2nd Happy Hour Xchange on Thursday, 8 April 2021 at 18:00. Dr Vicki will be Xchanging with Dr Waasila Jassat about COVID-19 in South Africa and NCDs – surfing for survival and surfing the waves, including the 3rd wave expected from the end of April. Dr Waasila is a Public Health Specialist (National Institute for Communicable Diseases – NICD). In part 2, Dr Murray Dryden and Caroline Mudara from NICD are discussing long COVID-19 in South Africa, including how it differs from chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

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Published: 31 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 9 Apr 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

SANCDA Host First Happy Hour Xchange

The South African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (SANCDA) announced the first NCD’s Happy Hour Xchange on Thursday 18 March 2021 at 18:00 to discuss COVID-19 in South Africa, exploring the risk and priority of comorbidities as we enter the second year, preparing for the second phase of vaccinations, and preparing for the third wave.

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Published: 17 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 31 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

CANSA Committed to Supporting Global UN Sustainable Developmental Goals

CANSA is committed to supporting the global United Nations Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals or Global Goals are a collection of 17 interlinked goals designed to be a ‘blueprint for achieving a better and more sustainable future for all”. The SDGs were introduced in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly and […]

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Published: 13 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 15 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy

Royale SA Pomegranate Oil Aftercare Serum

Eleven percent of the proceeds from the sale of Royale SA’s Pomegranate Oil Aftercare Serum will be donated to CANSA until December 2021.

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Published: 8 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Non-Edible Consumer Goods Category, Our Cause Related Marketing Partners

CANSA Committed to Cervical Cancer Awareness & Support

CANSA launches its Cervical Cancer Awareness and Support Campaign on International Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Day on 4 March 2021. HPV is the primary cause of cervical cancer in women, resulting in 300 000 deaths due to cervical cancer globally per annum.

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Published: 3 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 4 Oct 2021
Categories: Advocacy, I have Cancer, Media Releases & News, Women's Health

CANSA Participates in Lung Cancer Research with the University of KwaZulu-Natal

CANSA is partnering with the University of KwaZulu- Natal-Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (UKZN-MLCCP) under the leadership of Dr Themba Ginindza and other Co-Principal Investigators for a three-year period.

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Published: 15 Feb 2021 | Last Updated: 1 Sep 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Research, Media Releases & News

Palliative Care within the Univeral Health Coverage Arena Webinar

Presented by Prof Michael Herbst, CANSA’s Health Specialist Consultant along with his guest panel, join us for this very informative session on palliative care.

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Published: 12 Dec 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

Universal Health Coverage Day December 2020

UHC Webinar December 2020 CANSA will be rebroadcasting the Palliative Care within the UHC Arena on 12 December 2020. Follow the links below to download the presentations: UHC and Palliative Care: Prof Liz Gwyther Universal Health Coverage in Children’s Palliative Care: Dr Michelle Meiring UHC and Palliative Care: Ms Maggie Munsamy Rapid response to intensification […]

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Published: 11 Dec 2020 | Last Updated: 11 Dec 2020
Categories: Advocacy

ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice has been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition denoting it as a CANSA Smart Choice food product for cancer risk reduction. #LowerCancerRisk #CANSASmart Choice #ZZ2Tomatoes

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Published: 2 Nov 2020 | Last Updated: 15 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category

Behind Every Patient Campaign

You’re invited to watch the virtual launch on Wednesday 21 October 2020 from 14:00 to 15:30 where our National Relationship Manager, Service – Cara Noble will be participating to represent CANSA.

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Published: 21 Oct 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

ReboundSA awarded as CANSA Smart Choice

CANSA announces that ReboundSA products, programmes and courses have been awarded the prestigious CANSA Smart Choice Seal of Approval, for use as part of a balanced lifestyle to lower your risk of cancer. Research shows that an increase in physical activity reduces the risk of developing several types of cancer including breast, bladder colorectal, endometrial (uterine), throat kidney and stomach.[1-14].  #LowerCancerRisk #CANSASmart Choice #ReboundSA

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Published: 20 Oct 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition - Health Programmes Category

Published: 9 Sep 2020 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2020
Categories: Advocacy

Invitation Webinar – Act on NCDs and Build Back Better – 15 September 2020

Join SA Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance Webinar – Act on NCDs and Build Back Better – 15 September 2020…

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Published: 7 Sep 2020 | Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars

Time to ACT on NCDs and Build Back Better

CANSA is partnering with the South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance (SANCDA) to support the Global Week for Action on NCDs (7 to 11 September 2020). Hosted annually by the global NCD Alliance, the theme for 2020 is ‘Accountability’. #ActOnNCDs #BuildBackBetter

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Published: 3 Sep 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Advocacy, Media Releases & News

COVID-19 and NCDs – a Newly Acknowledged Vulnerability

The South Africa Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance (SA NCDs Alliance) is raising concern over the systemic neglect of non-communicable conditions (NCDs) like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, asthma and mental health problems due to neglected NCDs prevention and treatment.

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Published: 20 Aug 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: Advocacy, Media Releases & News

Video: SAAPA SA Benefits of No Alcohol

Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA SA) shares about the benefits of not drinking alcohol:

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Published: 15 Jul 2020
Categories: Advocacy

Global NCD Alliance Launches New Civil Society Solidarity Fund in Response to COVID-19

20 civil society alliances in mainly low- and middle-income countries, including the South African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance, were awarded grants to accelerate the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants, made by the first Civil Society Solidarity Fund on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) and COVID-19, were announced today by the global NCD Alliance during a high-level online event.

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Published: 14 Jul 2020 | Last Updated: 3 Aug 2020
Categories: Advocacy

Rugani 100% Vegetable Juices awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

Rugani Vegetable juices have been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition signifying these juices as a CANSA Smart Choice. Owing to the innovative extraction processes and packaging, no additives (sugar, preservatives or colourants) are used in the production of Rugani’s juices and provide nutrients that may aid in reducing the risk of cancer.

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Published: 8 Jul 2020 | Last Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category, Media Releases & News

CANSA Welcomes Zodwa Sithole Head of Advocacy

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is proud to have Zodwa Sithole on board as our Head of Advocacy as of June 2020. Zodwa has a wealth of experience which she brings to this important role within the organisation. Zodwa has worked in the health sector in various disciplines including general nursing, midwifery, community […]

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Published: 29 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 29 Jun 2020
Categories: Advocacy

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