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New data shows that the pandemic brought severe disruptions to the treatment and prevention programmes of diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis in Africa, leading to an increase in cases and deaths.

Non-communicable diseases have also been on the rise. In a WHO survey of 41 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, hypertension management has been disrupted in 59% of the countries, while diabetic complication management has been disrupted in 56% of the countries.

Health expert, Dr Chris van Straten from International SOS, provided an overview of the latest information available on these trends in our webinar. He also shared his experience on how individuals can protect themselves and how organisations can mitigate the risks their employees face to ensure business continuity. 

Click here to learn more tips on how to thrive in a changing environment post-covid.

Click on the link below to watch the webinar

About the Author

Charleen Rix
Head of Healthcare, Sasfin Wealth

Health experts are worried about the impact that the fight against COVID 19 has had on the management of other health risks.

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