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Ebola vaccine shows results in trial

A prototype vaccine for Ebola has proven effective in Guinea, according to the WHO. It hopes fast-track approval will emerge by 2018...

23 Dec 2016

Large study targets prostate cancer in black men

A Stellenbosch University researcher is part of a team of international scientists exploring the genetic causes of prostate cancer in black men...

13 Apr 2016

Winners of the Pioneers of Health Challenge announced

Following its Pioneers of Health Challenge, Good Worldwide Inc has announced the selected winners who will participate in the four-day Pioneers of Health Conference being held in Cape Town at the UCT Graduate School of Business in the V&A Waterfront from 10-13 December 2013.

11 Dec 2013

Non-communicable diseases: Africa must 'spend a lot more'

BERLIN, GERMANY: According to scidev.net, Olive Shisana, CEO of the South African Human Sciences Research Council, said at the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany that infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, are expected to decline while non-communicable diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes, will increase in Africa over the coming decades.

4 Nov 2011