Experts attending the 5th SA Tuberculosis Conference in Durban have warned that 2018 is the last chance to fight the global disease successfully.
Bill Gates warned Wednesday that malaria was back on the rise again and would continue to claim more lives worldwide unless governments reinvigorated their push to eradicate the disease.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), South Africans consume 8.5 grams of salt per day, which is almost four grams higher than the recommended salt intake of five grams a day.
Health practitioners at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco, say smokeless tobacco is as dangerous as any other regular cigarette.
The United Nations on Sunday made what it said was a record appeal for aid to Yemen, calling for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian relief for the war-torn country.