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Press Release: Breastfeeding is Key to Sustainable Development

As we observe World Breastfeeding Week from 1 – 7 August, we recognise that increased breastfeeding has positive effects on the development of our entire society. Breastfeeding is a critical foundation for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN General Assembly in September 2015. These goals are intended to end poverty and to […]

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Dare2Care: Drought will lead to increased infant mortality

22 March is World Water Day, and this day has never been more important in the South African context. This week, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs minister, Zweli Mkhize, declared the drought and water crisis affecting parts of the country a national state of disaster.* Diarrhoeal disease linked to water crises is a leading cause […]