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BizTrends 2017


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Five ways for health and wellness brands to win on Instagram

A new generation of celebrities are teaching brands a great deal about how to generate content consumers engage with.

By Annabel Porter 2 days ago

Exposing the prostate cancer genome through mapping

The entire genome of a prostate cancer tumour has been mapped for the first time...

2 days ago

Holistic treatment and management of diabetes critical

Gerhard Van Emmenis, Acting Principal Officer of Bonitas Medical Fund, explains why a proactive and holistic approach to diabetes management is essential...

Issued by Bonitas 2 days ago

In the news - health issues that plague South Africa

In a recent article released by a United States online journal, 24/7 Wall St., it was reported that four of the 10 world's unhealthiest nations are the African nations of South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho and Mozambique...

Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

Creatives: enter Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award this week

Entries to the Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award, in association with Unicef and ‘la Caixa' Foundation, close on 24 April 2017...

20 Apr 2017

Infection prevention and control management of Mediclinic Cape Town receives Quality Award

Proud members of the Mediclinic Cape Town management team gathered in the hospital's board room on Monday, 10 April to hear who had received the Katrin Kleijnhans Quality Trophy from the CEO of the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa, Jacqui Stewart...

Issued by COHSASA 3 days ago

Alphabet's Verily to embark on health-mapping study

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Alphabet's life sciences unit Verily plans to track people for years, in a quest for insights into staying healthy...

3 days ago

NCD epidemic is detrimental to the SA's economic health

A recent Stats SA analysis of mortality found that NCDs were responsible for 55.5% of all deaths in this country during 2015...

19 Apr 2017

Aspen's drug pricing faces EU, UK probes

Aspen Pharmaceuticals' failure to disclose its 2016 €5.2m Italian competition authorities fine for price gouging has backfired.

By Ann Crotty 19 Apr 2017

Sama KZN to protest the sorry state of healthcare in the province

To highlight the poor state of public healthcare in the province, the Sama KwaZulu-Natal coastal branch will embark on a protest march on 5 May...

18 Apr 2017

Growing the African digital healthcare space

mLab Southern Africa, CSIR and the DST will continue their ReHealthAfrica initiative, focused on skills, product and enterprise development in healthcare tech...

18 Apr 2017

New skills networking platform for healthcare funders

The Board of Healthcare Funders has established a networking platorms where middle managers can share ideas and hone skills...

13 Apr 2017

Leaders in the health industry gather to talk exponential technology

The South African Chapters of SingularityU South Africa recently hosted the Discovery and Exponential Learning About the Future of Health ‘Summits' in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

Issued by Mann Made Media 13 Apr 2017

Millennials increase consumption of hyper-functional foods

Hyper-functional foods, which combine natural ingredients with added vitamins and proteins, such as smoothies or fruit-and-nut bars, are gaining in popularity, as are natural and herbal tonics based on trusted recipes...

12 Apr 2017

Cipla buys SA drug and devices maker

As third-biggest pharmaceutical company, Cipla Medpro SA, had acquired a 100% stake in local drug maker, Anmarat, for R26.3m...

12 Apr 2017

Unqualified dental assistants have six months to register

Unqualified, but experienced dental assistants have six months from 7 April 2017 to register with the HPCSA, or face not being able to practise...

11 Apr 2017

Breast cancer treatment is no longer cut and dried

High-profile media campaigns have made most South African women aware that breast cancer poses a very real risk...

10 Apr 2017

Catastrophic antibiotic threat from food

Much of the antibiotics given to livestock and poultry passes un-degraded through their urine and faeces, directly affecting food...

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Tan Zhai Gen 7 Apr 2017

Vaccines to be used against antibiotic-resistant typhoid

Uganda, Malawi and Zimbabwe are the three high-burden African countries selected to be the first to benefit from a typhoid conjugate vaccine....

By Lilian Namagembe 7 Apr 2017

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