Patient Education Snapshot of diseases in South Africa
By 2030, these lifestyle diseases will kill five times as many people as infectious disease in Africa. Read more on this infographic for the state of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in South Africa.
One of the challenges presented by lifestyle diseases is that affected people tend not to be aware of their condition so do not take preventative steps until it is too late. We have collaborated with the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa to develop the salt calculator tool for those members of the public who want to know how much salt they eat daily.