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Filtech collaborates with Biodegradable Future to produce Biodegradable PPE

The Covid-19 pandemic has increased the amount of single-use products used by the health industry and the general public, with disposal masks being a recommendation for daily use and wear in many countries worldwide now...

Issued by Biodegradable Future 2 days ago

Thari addresses social ills against women and children in school communities

Thursday, 10 September, saw Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation's Thari Programme host a thought lab webinar with various stakeholders to raise awareness around challenges faced by women and children in South Africa...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 23 Sep 2020

Environmental surveillance could provide an earlier and clearer picture for public health interventions

If there was any doubt, the coronavirus pandemic has clearly revealed that we inhabit a world where people, animals and environments are interconnected and interdependent...

By Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa and Dr Nonhlanhla Kalebaila 23 Sep 2020

Adapting monitoring and evaluation practices in a time of crisis

On 10 September 2020, responsible business consultancy Trialogue hosted a webinar on how M&E has adapted during the crisis and what lessons have emerged for funders, NPOs and other stakeholders...

Issued by Trialogue 22 Sep 2020

Can Covid-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?

Health crises are not new in Africa. The continent has grappled with infectious diseases on all levels, from local (such as malaria) to regional (Ebola) to global (Covid-19)...

By Patrick Brandful Cobbinah, Ellis Adjei Adams & Michael Odei Erdiaw-Kwasie 21 Sep 2020

Doing good business is good for business

Sustainability has become somewhat of a buzzword in recent years and for good reason. From best practise and sustainability within the workplace to multinational manufacturers going green, the increasing importance of it is all around us...

Issued by Topco Media 17 Sep 2020

Goedgedacht Trust to host online benefit auction

The Goedgedacht Trust, a farm-based community support organisation in the Swartland region of the Western Cape, is set to host an online benefit auction, starting Thursday, 1 October...

17 Sep 2020

Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm funds 5,000 masks for local schools

Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has funded the manufacture and distribution of 5,000 Covid-19 masks for learners and staff at local schools and early childhood development (ECD) centres...

16 Sep 2020

Urban planning needs to look back first: three cities in Ghana show why

Months into the global Covid-19 pandemic, policymakers have begun discussing what the "new normal" might look like in metropolitan environments...

By Nate Plageman, Jennifer Anne Hart, Tony Yeboah 16 Sep 2020

How built environment practitioners play a key role in public health

During the second AfriSam SAIA Sustainable Design Awards webinar, Professor Tolullah Oni, a public health physician-scientist and urban epidemiologist, discussed how trans-disciplinary urban design can help build better African livelihoods and cities...

15 Sep 2020

Pinnacle, HP partner to provide accessible technology, education

As long-term partner of HP Inc (HPI), leading ICT distribution company Pinnacle plays a vital role in the roll out of the HPI Education offering to the South African education sector...

Issued by HP Pinnacle 14 Sep 2020

Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitals

The South African alcohol industry is assisting the government's efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic by donating PPE worth almost R20m over two months...

11 Sep 2020

FoodForward SA highlights integral role of women in food security, distribution

According to the National Income Dynamic Study's (NIDS-CRAM) Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey, 2 million women were left unemployed in South Africa between February and April this year...

28 Aug 2020

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