World NO Tobacco Day!

Every year, on 31 May, World Health Organization (WHO) and partners everywhere mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The purpose of this day is to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption across the globe.

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UN: Children with disabilities are marginalised

"Many of the deprivations endured by children with disabilities stem from and are perpetuated by their invisibility," the UN Children's Fund (Unicef) said in The State of the World's Children 2013 report. "There is no group of children who are not just left behind but nearly invisible as much as children with disabilities," Unicef executive director Anthony Lake told AFP ahead of the report's release in Vietnam.

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World global development agenda shifts

A new set of recommendations that will shift the world’s global developmental agenda beyond the Millennium Development Goals has been presented to the United Nations.

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SABC raising funds for Mandela Children’s Hospital

Johannesburg, Thursday, 30 May 2013 - The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust (NMCHT) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the SABC utilising its numerous broadcast platforms to create awareness for the fundraising efforts of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. 

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The Scourge of Drugs and Alcohol Addiction in South Africa

FACTS ABOUT DRUGS - The more you know about how drugs work and the effect they can have on your body and mind, the more you will be able to protect yourself against them.  "All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation, W.H. Auden"

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SABC Athletics Team taking part in Comrades Marathon

SUPPORT TEAM SABC! The SABC Athletics Team will be partaking in this year’s Comrades Marathon on Sunday, 2 June 2013. The Comrades Marathon is run annually in KwaZulu Natal between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg.

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