Profile: South Africa

This is the information we currently have on South Africa. If you can fill any of the gaps please do so by commenting below.

Estimated number of local ORS Manufacturers: unknown
Is Zinc classified as an ‘over the counter’ medicine? unknown
Is there a positive attitude to private sector involvement in health? Yes
Is ORS/Zinc mentioned in the Ministry of Health’s strategy? unknown
Strength of ColaLife’s contact network (0=weak, 5=strong): 1
Is there interest in adapting ColaLife’s experience from Zambia? unknown
Notes:
Population of S Africa is 52,981,991 and U5 mortality is 5.9%
Last updated: 12-Jul-16

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