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Faithful to Nature collaborates with Topic to confirm label claims
Faithful to Nature collaborates with Topic to confirm label claims

Organic online retailer, Faithful to Nature has entered into an industry safeguarding partnership with Topic, a consumer-led NPO that uses laboratory testing as well as farm and factory visits to establish whether ingredients are verified and label claims accurate.

12 Aug 2016

Hannl Cronje, CEO, Orion
Employing disabled people will benefit business

Prejudice and stereotypes are only dispelled when actively challenged, whether it is racism, sexism, homophobia or any other of the myriad ways humans discriminate against one another, often due to ignorance...

By Hannl Cronje 9 May 2016

National Children and Violence Trust extends counselling hours
National Children and Violence Trust extends counselling hours

The National Children and Violence Trust (NCVT) is a non-profit organisation that supports women and children who have been abused, people who are unemployed, and those living with HIV/AIDS...

7 Mar 2016

JPS Africa launches as independent NPO
JPS Africa launches as independent NPO

JPS Africa has acted as the country office for Jhpiego, an international, non-profit health organisation, affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University, and dedicated to improving the health of women and families...

9 Dec 2015

MEC closes Life Esidimeni, 2,000 mentally ill and disabled patients lose services
MEC closes Life Esidimeni, 2,000 mentally ill and disabled patients lose services

Gauteng MEC for Health, Qedani Mahlangu, has decided to terminate the services of Life Healthcare Esidimeni, one of the largest public/private hospital partnerships in South Africa...

24 Nov 2015

Jenna receiving an Award for Academic Excellence in December 2013 from Helen Zille and the Western Cape Education Department having achieved 7 distinctions for Matric and being one of the top 30 students
Honour Jenna Lowe's legacy

If she'd still been alive, organ donors across the country would have been preparing to celebrate Jenna Lowe's 21st. Sadly she passed away a few months early - but you can still honour her legacy...

28 Oct 2015

One day only - Helen Joseph Hospital offers free women's service
One day only - Helen Joseph Hospital offers free women's service

To celebrate women taking better care of themselves, Right to Care, is holding a women's health day at Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg on Thursday 3 September 2015 from 9am-2pm...

27 Aug 2015

Casual Day aims to improve conditions of the disabled
Casual Day aims to improve conditions of the disabled

Casual Day 2015, sponsored by the Edcon Group, will be celebrated on Friday, 4 September. Last year Casual Day raised a total of R28m with over 2.5 million people who donated via a R10 sticker to persons with disabilities...

8 Jul 2015

Cotlands phases out residential units
Cotlands phases out residential units

After much deliberation, Cotlands has decided to phase out its historical residential units both in Gauteng and Western Cape...

Issued by Cotlands 18 Feb 2015

Pfizer Mental Health Journalism Fellowship Awards 2013/14
Pfizer Mental Health Journalism Fellowship Awards 2013/14

Pfizer together with the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) are offering South African media the 'Pfizer Mental Health Journalism Awards for 2013/14.

15 Aug 2013

If you're content, we're content
If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013

Wola Nani goes all out for festive fundraiser
Wola Nani goes all out for festive fundraiser

The Cape Quarter will host two giant fundraising book and craft sales this December in aid of HIV/AIDS NGO Wola Nani.

30 Nov 2012

Chamendran Naidoo
Hair raising: Taking a stache for men's health

'Tis the season when shopping malls are adorned with frosting upon their windows and sprightly men and women don their short-shorts and take to the streets with glee in their hearts and moustaches upon their lips. Yes, you read that right. In fact, oh my readers, this article finds your dear author with nascent shadows of a budding bush tickling his nose at this very moment, all in the name of spreading awareness for men's health.

By Chamendran Naidoo 5 Nov 2012

Fund-raising book sale for Wola Nani
Fund-raising book sale for Wola Nani

Now on at Gardens Shopping Centre, Cape Town is a book sale in aid of Western Cape NGO, Wola Nani. On until Sunday 6 June 2012, it offers a selection of quality cult, classic and collectible CDs, DVDs and books for readers of all ages. Facilitating the fund-raising is Well Read Books, a social enterprise.

30 May 2012

Mothers Unite wins Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award
Mothers Unite wins Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award

An independent jury has selected Mothers Unite from Lavender Hill as the winning entry for the 2012 Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award (DBUAA) Cape Town. Chosen from a pool of 254 entries and a shortlist of eight finalists, the project will receive a prize of R750 000.

23 Apr 2012

Become a moment in time
Become a moment in time

It's that time of year when 13 South African's living with cancer are selected and appointed as ambassadors of the Moments in Time for the year ahead.

3 Feb 2012

Burundi: MSF opens a centre for obstetrical emergencies in the vast suburb of Bujumbura

MSF is opening a new Centre for Obstetrical Emergencies in Kabezi today, in the vast province of Bujumbura Rural (with around 780 000 inhabitants), encircling the country's capital.

11 Jun 2008

Cape Town's Somerset Hospital in urgent need of funds

Cape Town's Somerset Hospital is asking companies to donate upwards of R50 000 towards new equipment for the hospital.

28 May 2008

MSF responds to outbreaks of violence in Johannesburg

MSF is currently providing care for people displaced by xenophobic violence in Johannesburg.

27 May 2008

Soul City Institute responds to xenophobia crisis

It is impossible for South Africa to conduct a business as usual approach in the midst of a crisis.

Issued by Onyx Marketing 21 May 2008

Reach for a Dream: Sam's message of hope
Reach for a Dream: Sam's message of hope

While the Reach For A Dream Foundation's twentieth anniversary demonstrates the organisation's enduring significance in bringing some light into the lives of sick children, 21-year old Sam Pretorius is testament to its powerful legacy of inspiration – and finding the impetus to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles, like life-threatening illnesses.

Issued by Reach for a Dream Foundation 26 Mar 2008

WMA news: Physicians call for zero tolerance to female genital mutilation across the world

Serious concern about the increasing tendency for female genital mutilation (FGM) to be carried out by medical personnel has been expressed by the World Medical Association.

Issued by Magda Naude 7 Feb 2008

PHANGO news: Patient organisation launches consumer-friendly information tool on medical schemes

Widespread confusion among consumers about medical scheme options and plans may now be something of the past.

Issued by Magda Naudé 7 Feb 2008