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Inspiration for South Africa at Festival of Learning

With every sector of the country in considerable turmoil, a wide range of homegrown solutions, approaches and ideas are on the programme of the upcoming sixth annual Psychology Festival of Learning hosted by SACAP...

Issued by SACAP 18 hours ago

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 3 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

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

How to fund a failing health system

Could Zimbabwe's new Health Development Fund rescue the country's cash-strapped clinics and hospitals?

By TAWANDA KAROMBO and ADRI KOTZE 6 Apr 2017

WHO launches medication safety plan

The Global Patient Safety Challenge on Medication Safety aims to address the weaknesses in health systems that lead to medication errors...

6 Apr 2017

Nigeria needs $1.1bn for meningitis vaccine programme

The sum of $1.1bn is currently required to vaccinate 22m people in the five Nigerian states affected by the outbreak of the type C cerebro-spinal meningitis...

By Damilola Oyedele 4 Apr 2017

BevSA wants more time on sugar tax

BevSA is asking for more time for a total dietary study to be done on obesity before the new tax on SSBs is introduced...

4 Apr 2017

Purposefully recolouring township satellites with Grey

Lack of visible house numbers in the townships often results in unnecessary delays in emergency treatment and sometimes, death. Grey Africa's CCO Fran Luckin and head of design Kean Hartnady explain how Grey's Satellifes campaign is saving lives...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Apr 2017

Huge response to illegal advert

The Eastern Cape Department of Health has urged people not to apply for jobs that were advertised internally, saying that an employee had advertised vacancies that had not been approved...

By Estelle Ellis 31 Mar 2017

Limpopo gets new medical school, hospital

The first medical school since the advent of democracy is set to be built in Limpopo...

31 Mar 2017

First free ADHD screening programme for underserved communities

A new initiative has been launched aimed at screening children for ADHD in underserved communities across the country, free of charge...

30 Mar 2017

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