Makgato calls for joint fight against lifestyle diseases


ORAPA: Minister of Health Dorcas Makgato has urged the private sector to augment government’s efforts to fight non-communicable diseases.

Makgato pleaded with the private sector when officiating at the Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) general manager’s charity walk over the weekend.

The minister’s remarks come just a few weeks after authorities in the Central District expressed  deep concern about the spiralling cases of non-communicable diseases in the district.

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