Healthcare Trends 2018

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WHO donates 853 motorcycles to Nigeria

The World Health Organisation has donated 853 motorcycles to the Nigerian government to improve disease surveillance in the country...

By Ayodamola Owoseye 23 Jan 2018

Partnership builds hope for kids

In 2015, the paediatric surgical outpatient department facilities at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital were not conducive to delivering optimal care to its little patients...

18 Dec 2017

Movember Foundation extends global prostate cancer registry to SA

With over 4,000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer annually in SA, the Movember Foundation, best known for its hairy efforts to raise awareness and funds for often ignored men's health issues, will extend Ironman to SA...

1 Dec 2017

CSI collaboration gives back sight to public health patients

As part of the fourth phase of the public private initiative (PPI) between Mediclinic, Groote Schuur Hospital and the Western Cape Department of Health, a series of cataract operations were carried out...

29 Nov 2017

Fastjet, (Red) and Oliver Mtukudzi team up in the fight for an Aids-free generation

A new partnership between Fastjet and Aids organisation (Red) will be launched with the release of a new track, Holiday by legendary singer-songwriter Oliver Mtukudzi. 100% of the proceeds from track sales will be donated to the Global Fund...

28 Nov 2017

Campaign set to make taxi industry healthier

The PHILA Taxi Industry Campaign was launched on 27 November 2017 in an effort to strengthen the delivery of health and wellness services in the taxi industry...

24 Nov 2017

Thousands of children benefit from GSK, Just Footprints Foundation partnership

Global healthcare company GSK's longstanding commitment to its partnership with local non-profit organisation The Just Footprints Foundation has resulted in 3662 children having benefited so far by attending camps hosted in different venues in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape...

14 Nov 2017

Modernised community clinic provides improved eye health services

A renovated clinic will assist in the reduction of the cataract backlog at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital...

13 Nov 2017

Honouring Jenna Lowe in pulmonary hypertension awareness month

The Groote Schuur Hospital Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic (GSH PHC) is a specialist clinic offering improved treatment for state and private patients suffering from the disease...

6 Nov 2017

Princess Charlene makes a splash in Cape Town

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation is partnering with the City of Cape Town to implement community-based programmes to prevent drowning...

23 Oct 2017

Vitality MoveToGive campaign sees over 42,000 sanitary packs donated to Caring4Girls programme

Discovery Vitality partnered with Dis-Chem during Women's Month this year for its Vitality MoveToGive campaign, donating over 42,000 sanitary packs to help keep 6,000 girls in school...

20 Oct 2017

Joining hands in fighting HIV, TB and STIs

A R3.6m contribution towards providing health screening to mining communities emphasises the power of partnerships in making the NSP 2017-2022 for HIV, TB and STIs a reality...

19 Oct 2017

Bakwena's Pink Drive campaign reaches thousands

Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire (Bakwena), PinkDrive and the Department of Health recently collaborated in educating more than 3,500 men, women and children about breast, testicular and prostate cancer in communities adjacent to the Platinum Highway in North West Province...

11 Oct 2017

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International

How Nuvus is using its business experience to shake the medical marijuana industry up

With almost 30 states having legalised the growth, sale and usage of marijuana for medicinal, recreational or both purposes, it is clear that the tide has turned in favor of a complete legalisation at state and federal levels within the coming years. Expectedly, there has been a boom in interest in in the industry, both from the commercial and scientific perspectives.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 31 Jan 2018

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