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  • Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites secured
    Dis-Chem Pharmacies has confirmed its readiness for Covid-19 vaccination roll-out. "We are well-positioned to commence with the vaccination roll-out aligned to government timelines, and we have prepared our teams to work at full capacity if supply from government is consistent," says CEO Ivan Saltzman.
  • Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha
    Construction has officially commenced on the Boardwalk Mall in Gqeberha. The first phase is set to be completed and launched on 9 December 2021. The official opening, which marks the second phase's completion, is scheduled for 22 September 2022.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites secured

Dis-Chem Pharmacies has confirmed its readiness for Covid-19 vaccination roll-out...

2 days ago

Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?

There are those that are largely adhering to Covid-19 preventative measures, and those that show only limited adherence to the recommended guidelines. It is this latter group that should be of concern as they are potentially super-spreaders of Covid-19...

By Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 3 days ago

Trips waiver: US support is a major step but no guarantee of Covid-19 vaccine equity

In a momentous shift, the US recently agreed to support a waiver of the Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) agreement ...

By Erin Hannah, James Scott, Silke Trommer & Sophie Harman 3 days ago

Tackling HIV in the mining industry - new guidance from DME

The chief inspector of mines has issued a guidance note to assist mining companies to manage and control HIV in the workplace, which requires employers to put policies, plans, awareness and monitoring in place...

By Nivaani Moodley, Kalene Watson & Shane Johnson 3 days ago

Book now: Newsroom Management for PR and Brands: Webinar | 20 May 2021

On Thursday, 20 May, at 3pm we invite you to spend an hour with our team and industry experts to discuss newsroom management trends for business communications...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 12 May 2021

#InternationalNursesDay: The future of nursing is bright

A lot has happened in 2020 and more will happen in the future. The Covid-19 pandemic brought various challenges to the healthcare system and nurses have been at the coalface of these challenges...

By Champion Nyoni, 12 May 2021

#InternationalNursesDay: The backbone of SA's healthcare system

Nurses have emerged as heroes in the fight against Covid-19. The grit, quick decision-making and compassion required to take care of patients in the face of a terrifying global pandemic...

By Bha Ndungane-Tlakula 12 May 2021

15 facts about the Covid vaccine

Although the vaccine rollout for healthcare workers has begun, myths and misinformation continue to circulate around its development, efficacy and just how the vaccine will help manage or mitigate the spread of the virus. Lee Callakoppen, principal officer of Bonitas Medical Fund shares 15 facts about the vaccine...

Issued by Bonitas 11 May 2021

Sudanese search for oxygen cylinders as Covid third wave swells

Sudan is struggling to provide hospital beds, drugs and medical oxygen to Covid-19 patients hit by a third wave of infections that is straining the country's patchy healthcare system beyond what it can cope with...

By Khalid Abdelaziz 11 May 2021

Our research shows gaps in South Africa's diabetes management programme

Diabetes is currently the ninth most common cause of death in the world...

By Patrick Ngassa Piotie, Elizabeth M Webb & Paul Rheeder 11 May 2021

Clicks to buy Pick n Pay pharmacies

Clicks Group will acquire Pick n Pay's retail pharmacy business, including 25 in-store pharmacies which will be rebranded to Clicks...

10 May 2021

South Africa picks up first cases of coronavirus variant from India

South Africa's health ministry said it had detected the first four cases of a new coronavirus variant that emerged in India and was responsible for a surge of infections and deaths in the Asian country...

By Wendell Roelf 10 May 2021

It's possible to build stronger systems to deliver oxygen: here's what it takes

Covid-19 pneumonia creates breathing difficulties leading to low blood oxygen levels (hypoxaemia). Unable to get enough oxygen to supply vital organs, patients with hypoxaemia are at very high risk of death...

By Hamish Graham & Adegoke Falade 10 May 2021

SA's kelp beds in Oscar-winning film may help relieve eczema - research

Research shows that CEM-K's efficacy in helping relieve skin irritations may be comparable to some allopathic medicines - but without the side-effects...

Issued by Leap Communications 10 May 2021

Remote training in bioinformatics to upskill scientists across Africa

A new collaboration between Wellcome Connecting Science and H3ABioNet is helping deliver bioinformatics training throughout Africa, helping scientists tackle some of the continent's most urgent health challenges...

7 May 2021

Over 100 countries back Trips waiver on Covid-19 vaccines

South Africa's proposal to waiver specific Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) obligations related to the manufacturing of Covid-19 vaccines is now supported by over 100 countries...

7 May 2021

New training manual emphasises importance of cleaning to fight infection in healthcare facilities

One of the simplest methods of preventing infection is proper cleaning practices; however, a lack of quality training is often one of the factors contributing to the high infection rate in South Africa's healthcare facilities...

7 May 2021

Outreach Engineering, Wits Healthcare Innovation merge to scale impact

Following a successful track record, Outreach Engineering and Wits Healthcare Innovation are merging to scale up their work...

7 May 2021




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