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Social Protection in Africa: Overview for Policymakers
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016-08)
What is social protection? - What are cash transfers? - What are social protection floors? - Why is social protection in Africa important? - Socio-economic context - The development of social protection in Africa - ...
Workshop on Measuring Deprivation in Order to Promote Human Development
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015)
Poverty reduction is a critical factor outlined in both the Millennium Developmental Goals 2015 (MDGs) and the National Developmental Plan (NDP) – Vision 2030. In order for South Africa to make progress in this regard, ...
Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
In April 2013, the Network of African Science Academies convened a committee of experts to discuss the evidence, obstacles, and opportunities for implementing and enforcing tobacco use prevention and control policies in ...
Proceedings report Changing patterns of Non-Communicable Diseases
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
The theme of this conference was a superb example of the various activities in which the academies had been involved. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) constituted one of the most critical set of health challenges that faced ...
Science in Action: Saving the Lives of Africa’s Mothers, Newborns, and Children
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2009)
Science in action: Saving the lives of Africa’s mothers, newborns, and children presents an overview of the current status of maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) in sub-Saharan Africa and reports a new analysis of ...
Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
In 2015, South Africa joined other member states of the United Nations (UN) to sign and ratify the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda). The UN consequently established the Technology Facilitation Mechanism ...