Monthly Archives: August 2020

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Women’s role within community engagement and the underlying epidemic

Despite the fact that coronavirus or covid-19 is, as of now, the leading cause of mortality worldwide, the exclusive focus of political, regulatory, health service, and public health agencies on it has concealed another epidemic. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and mental health disorders have caused [...]

August 17th, 2020|

Lessons From Women In A Pandemic

As our world continues to change and adapt to the challenges of the pandemic, it is becoming even more clear to me the strength we as women have. I look around me at my friends, colleagues, acquaintances embracing new roles in full messy technicolour. I see mothers in health care, my dear friends making the [...]

August 12th, 2020|

Women Are Still Pioneers

Compared to patriarchal households, women-led households have been on the rise in South Africa in recent years. Matriarchal households face greater social and economic challenges. I saw this firsthand growing up. I grew up in a rural area in the Eastern Cape. My very first memories are that the people who were at the forefront [...]

August 8th, 2020|

The Eat Better South Africa Affiliate Programme

We are aware that there are going around online and claiming to be endorsed by Prof Tim Noakes. Prof Tim Noakes & The Noakes Foundation distantiate themselves from any affiliation or claims to support weight loss products currently advertised on social media. The Noakes Foundation has taken steps to report this scam. We call on [...]

August 4th, 2020|
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