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BHF Healthcare Forums equipping today's managers for future leadership roles

If we are to develop and empower our managers and to step up as future leaders who will be responsible for the sustainability of the private healthcare industry and the South Africans that it serves...

12 May 2017

Health tourism Africa's economic game-changer

The global growth in the flow of patients and health professionals as well as medical technology, capital funding and regulatory regimes has given rise to new patterns of consumption and production of healthcare services...

Issued by Pan-African Health Tourism Congress 28 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

Daredevils take male cancer fight to the streets in Speedos

Warwick Bloom, marketing communications manager at Hollard and Lucy Balona, head of marketing and communication at Cansa, run us through what to expect from the 2017 Hollard Daredevil Run...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2017

Cape Town to host international conference on healthcare quality and patient safety

In 2019 Cape Town will play host to what is regarded as the most prestigious of all conferences dealing with quality improvement and patient safety in health care...

Issued by COHSASA 17 Feb 2017

DHL discusses delivering healthcare to Africa

DHL's 6th annual Regional Life Sciences & Healthcare conference saw over 125 healthcare professionals and logistics experts come together to discuss 'Delivering Healthcare to Africa'...

25 Oct 2016

Medic East Africa returns to Nairobi for the fourth time

Now in its 4th year, the Medic East Africa exhibition continues to enjoy the support of the major healthcare bodies across the region...

16 Sep 2016

#CannesLions2016: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlist

The Health and Wellness Lions shortlist has been released with South Africa seeing five entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2016...

17 Jun 2016

Lions Health launches MedTech Expo, free exhibiting offer

At this year's Lions Health, on from 18-19 June at Cannes, a MedTech Expo will be launched. Spaces within the exhibition will be given to the most innovative companies in MedTech...

23 Mar 2016

New campaign launches for TB month, with free tune, video

TB awareness month is honoured throughout March and this year sees the launch of the new campaign 'Haybo Wena! (Hey You!) Use Your Elbow'...

29 Feb 2016

Remember rare diseases

Rare Disease Day, which takes place on the last day of February each year, aims to raise awareness amongst the public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives...

25 Feb 2016

Sci-Bono hosts Body Worlds Vital in Johannesburg

Following the success of the Body Worlds exhibition, hosted by Sci-Bono in 2013, the exhibition returns to the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg on Tuesday 1 March 2016 and runs until 19 June 2016...

5 Feb 2016

World Innovation Summit for Health will hold 'Behavioural Insights' Forum

During its 2016 conference in Doha, Qatar on 29-30 November 2016, the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) will hold a 'Behavioural Insights' Forum...

19 Jan 2016

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International

New UN-backed citizen-led alliance formed against mosquito-borne diseases

In an effort to escalate the global fight against mosquito-borne diseases, a new alliance between citizen science organisations and UN Environment will be launched under the name ‘Global Mosquito Alert'. Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for killing close to 2.7m people annually and the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates overall mosquito-borne cases at 500m every year.

10 May 2017

Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

The rise of visual social sharing via platforms such as Instagram has provided brands with a new way to examine their complex relationships with people. Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 28 Apr 2017

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

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