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What is the difference between medical aid and health insurance?

Learn the differences between health insurance and medical aid to help you make an informed decision about which cover would suit your particular needs best...

Issued by Bloom Financial Services 31 Aug 2020

Hidden Healthcare Heroes - apply for Henley scholarship

Henley Business School Africa is calling for nominations for its Hidden Healthcare Heroes scholarship programme, which offers a number of full-fee scholarships for the Higher Certificate in Management Practice HCMP...

24 Aug 2020

DoH recruits nearly 2,400 interns

In the biggest intern allocation programme in history, the Health Department has recruited close to 2,400 medical interns, as the country grapples with mounting Covid-19 cases and a struggling health system...

21 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Reflections from leading women in health in Africa

Women leaders in the healthcare sector discussed possible solutions to drive gender equity, the need to achieve growth and foster innovation for better health outcomes across the continent as part of the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) 2020 Dialogues series.

19 Aug 2020

#BizUnity: NPO addresses healthcare staff shortages in rural hospitals

While there has always been an imbalance of professional healthcare workers and services between urban and rural communities, the Covid-19 pandemic has intensified this problem...

20 Jul 2020

Beyond Florence Nightingale: how African nurses have decolonised the profession

This year - 2020 - marks the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. It's therefore understandable that it's being marked as the year of the nurse and midwife...

By Timothy A Carey, Agnes Binagwaho & Judy Khanyola 10 Jul 2020

Students play an integral role in healthcare delivery: findings from South Africa

Reports from around the world show that the shortage of health professionals in public healthcare systems will be worsened by the increased demand for health services caused by the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Ian Couper & Jana Müller 9 Jul 2020

Gauteng establishes single government-operated nursing college

The Gauteng Health Department has signed the statute paving the way for the establishment of a single government-operated nursing college in the province known as the Gauteng College of Nursing (GCoN)...

9 Jul 2020

Covid-19 increases demand for healthcare industry professionals

An MBA in Healthcare Management from Regent Business School empowers healthcare executives with the latest knowledge and skills in business and hospital management to overcome the extraordinary challenges facing today's healthcare industry...

Issued by Regent Business School 29 Jun 2020

Covid-19 shows the world needs physicians who can look beyond medical charts

As modern medicine has advanced, so too has our understanding of what affects health. Over recent decades this has generated a number of new fields in medicine. One of the most important that has been born out of the latest generation is social medicine...

By Abebe Bekele & Agnes Binagwaho 4 Jun 2020

Grandparents with dementia: helping kids engage with kindness and care

How can you support your children's understanding and their gentle interaction with grandparents who may be experiencing cognitive decline and memory gaps? Claudia Andrews, an occupational therapist at Livewell, says children are usually very adaptable and remarkably able to cope with the changes introduced by dementia...

Issued by Livewell 7 May 2020

NWU engineers rising to the Covid-19 challenge

A team at the Faculty of Engineering from the North-West University (NWU), in collaboration with other experts involved in this unsettling battle, is rising to the challenge to support our government in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 9 Apr 2020

2020 healthcare marketing trends to boost your ROI

Cingulate Marketing & Advertising provides insights into 2020's key healthcare marketing trends and how you can use them to your brand's advantage...

Issued by Cingulate 31 Mar 2020

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