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Ramaphosa commits to funding rape counselling services

November 2, 2018
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Could this be the end of government’s “one stop” centres’ financial woes?

Calls for action at historic TB meeting

September 26, 2018
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President Cyril Ramaphosa will join other world leaders today (September 26th) to decide on how to fight TB: the world’s, and South Africa’s, deadliest infectious disease.

‘You can’t fight TB if you don’t show up’

September 26, 2018
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Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa account for half of the world’s tuberculosis cases, but only South Africa’s president will attend today’s (September 26th) first United Nations high-level meeting on TB.

SA’s ‘remarkable leadership’ could turn global tide against TB

September 21, 2018
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In the run-up to the first-ever United Nations high-level meeting (HLM) on tuberculosis (TB) next week, the global health community has praised South Africa for its role in tackling the world’s deadliest infectious disease.

Call for urgent action against world’s deadliest infectious disease

September 19, 2018
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TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease, according to a new report.

Can higher ‘sin taxes’ help the economy?

September 17, 2018
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The sugary drinks tax has already generated almost R800-million, and there is a growing call for even higher “sin taxes” to help reverse the VAT increase. HEALTH-E NEWS’ Amy Green reports.

President called upon to attend global TB meeting

June 15, 2018
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Civil society groups are calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to attend a historic global tuberculosis (TB) meeting in September, as a show of political will in ending South Africa’s top killer.