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New report presses for radical rethink on child health

According to a new report released this week by a commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world, no single country is adequately protecting children's health...

20 Feb 2020

Health implements plan to contain CRE outbreak

The Gauteng Health Department and Tembisa Hospital management is currently implementing an operational plan to address the carbapenem-resistant (CRE) Klebsiella pneumonia outbreak that has resulted in the death of 10 babies...

23 Jan 2020

Why many children with autism have oral health problems

The World Health Organisation estimates that one in 160 children around the world has an autism spectrum disorder...

By Magandhree Naidoo 20 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

17 Dec 2019

How South Africa can build a child-centred healthcare system

It is more than 20 years since the South African constitution first guaranteed children's "right to basic healthcare services"...

By Maylene Shung-King 12 Dec 2019

The Medicines Patent Pool announces new licensee for HIV paediatric treatment

On World AIDS Day, the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) announced a sublicence agreement with Indian manufacturing partner Cipla for the development, manufacture and supply of HIV treatment lopinavir (LPV) and ritonavir (RTV or r) individually or in combination, for paediatric use...

Issued by Cipla 6 Dec 2019

Join the modern workplace with Microsoft Office 365 and Tarsus on Demand

Struggling with admin, patient bookings, and general time management? You don't need to, when one software suite can solve it all...

Issued by Microsoft 2 Dec 2019

Millions of malnourished children in West and Central Africa have been overlooked by UN estimates - new data

Four years ago the United Nations (UN) members states created a list of international development targets, known as the Sustainable Development Goals....

By Marco Pomati & Shailen Nandy 15 Nov 2019

Grant to fund child-friendly TB treatments

A R280m grant will fund a project to develop and evaluate child-friendly treatments for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and assess regimens to prevent the onset of the disease...

22 Oct 2019

We used smartphones to screen young children for vision and hearing loss

Healthy hearing and vision in early childhood are the foundation for success at school. Hearing and vision difficulties are the most common developmental disabilities in children younger than five years...

By De Wet Swanepoel 14 Oct 2019

Managing allergies in the 21st century

An estimated 30% of South Africans suffer from allergic rhinitis (AR), which ranks the condition above confirmed tuberculosis and other infectious diseases...

14 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Why alcohol remains a big threat to unborn babies in South Africa

Alcohol consumption is socially acceptable for individuals of legal drinking age. However, drinking during pregnancy is harmful and can lead to irreversible foetal cognitive and developmental issues...

By Babatope O Adebiyi, Anna-Marie Beytell, Ferdinand C Mukumbang & Lizahn G Cloete 25 Sep 2019

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