n SA Pharmaceutical Journal - A piece of my mind : editorial comment

Volume 83, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 2221-5875
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1017



Does this shock you? It shocked me when I read it. The Minister of Health used this sentence in his Budget Vote speech on 10 May 2016. He carried on to explain that the four highways are the four colliding epidemics of the quadruple burden of diseases. You don't need me to remind you what they are, but just in case you're very young (or very old) or out of the country, they are HIV, AIDS and TB, maternal and child mortality, non-communicable diseases, and injury, violence and trauma.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error