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Showing appreciation with Sponsors of Brave: The Gratitude Season
Showing appreciation with Sponsors of Brave: The Gratitude SeasonArticle

South Africa, it's time to celebrate your pharmacist and its staff and let the nation know where their heroes are making waves...

Issued by The SpaceStation 4 May 2021

Covid-19 vaccination strategies have been affected by supply woes. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-NC
Ghana's Covid-19 vaccine rollout is struggling to keep up with its great startArticle

Ghana became the first country globally to receive a vaccine shipment from the Covax facility...

Godfred Boafo 29 Apr 2021

Restonic SA donates pillows, beds to help frontline healthcare workers
Restonic SA donates pillows, beds to help frontline healthcare workersArticle

Restonic SA has donated pillows and beds valued at R60,000 in total to 300 frontline healthcare workers at Tembisa Provincial Tertiary Hospital to help them get better sleep...

20 Apr 2021

A healthcare worker administers an Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to her colleague at Mutuini Hospital in Nairobi. Kenya on March 3, 2021. Photo by Dennis Sigwe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Kenya's Covid-19 vaccine rollout has got off to a slow start: the gaps, and how to fix themArticle

Kenya has started the first phase of its Covid-19 vaccination strategy. This was made possible by the delivery of just over one million AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived in two batches...

Catherine Kyobutungi 9 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment space
#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment spaceArticle

This month, we uncover the heroes behind the brands that millions of South Africans take into their homes and hearts every day. We find out more from Terri Verhoeven, senior operations manager at Big Concerts...

Ruth Cooper 1 Apr 2021

Tech and Covid: Streamlining the vaccination process through technology
Tech and Covid: Streamlining the vaccination process through technologyArticle

The electronic vaccine data system (EVDS) allows South Africans to register online to receive their Covid-19 vaccination...

Jessie Taylor, Issued by Topco Media 1 Apr 2021

Dr Cyprian Ngong, a staff member of National Hospital, Abuja, receives Covid-19 vaccine. Adam Abu-basha/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Nigeria at sixes and sevens on Covid-19 vaccine rolloutArticle

Nigeria has started to vaccinate people after receiving its first batch of Covid-19 vaccines. Virologist and senior research fellow Dr Solomon Bakarey provides some insights on how the country should go about the rollout plan...

Solomon Bakarey 15 Mar 2021

SA health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize.
UPDATE: First batch of Covid-19 vaccine arrives in SAArticle

The first batch of one-million doses of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) arrived at OR Tambo International Airport on 1 February 2021.,

1 Feb 2021

Professor Marc Mendelson
Third wave is on its way, if rapid vaccine roll out faltersArticle

South Africa is currently riding the second wave of Covid-19 infections, driven by 501.V2 - a particularly virulent strain of the virus...

26 Jan 2021

Jeff Fitness to lead Big 25-Hour Workout in aid of SA's frontline workers
Jeff Fitness to lead Big 25-Hour Workout in aid of SA's frontline workersArticle

Sports conditioning specialist, performance coach and Jeff Fitness team captain Johno Meintjes will attempt to complete a month's worth of exercise in one day in the Big 25-Hour Workout on 30 January 2021...

21 Jan 2021

First 1-million Covid-19 vaccine doses will arrive this month
First 1-million Covid-19 vaccine doses will arrive this monthArticle

South Africa will take delivery of its first million doses of Covid-19 vaccine this month and an additional 500,000 in February from the Serum Institute of India (SII) through its Covax affiliation...

8 Jan 2021

Introducing the winners for The Sponsors of Brave: The Next Generation
Introducing the winners for The Sponsors of Brave: The Next GenerationArticle

Selected from hundreds of nominations made by readers all over South Africa, 10 incredible nominee stories were selected, paired up with impactful mentors, and featured on Sponsors of Brave: The Next Generation...

Issued by The SpaceStation 22 Dec 2020

Willowton Group donates R1.25m to help support frontline workers in Eastern Cape
Willowton Group donates R1.25m to help support frontline workers in Eastern CapeArticle

The Willowton Group recently donated R1,250,000 to Gift of the Givers to assist in the provision of 5,000 PPE packs and 1,000 theatre scrub sets in support of frontline healthcare workers and volunteers fighting Covid-19 in the Eastern Cape...

Issued by Willowton Group 21 Dec 2020

Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitals
Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitalsArticle

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

While fighting Covid-19 we may be losing the war against plastic pollution
While fighting Covid-19 we may be losing the war against plastic pollutionArticle

As Covid-19 cases continue to rise in South Africa and across the world, vast quantities of plastic waste are also rising...

Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa 29 Jul 2020

Nurses attend the 2015 International Nurses’ Day celebrations in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Beyond Florence Nightingale: how African nurses have decolonised the professionArticle

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...

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

SA's hunger is everyone's problem - especially the well-fed
SA's hunger is everyone's problem - especially the well-fedArticle

In a crisis, the urgency of need must trump market barriers. Now more than ever business must come together and act to save the vulnerable among us.

Mary-Jane Morifi 30 Apr 2020

Mpact Versapak: Responds to urgent market need with face shield
Mpact Versapak: Responds to urgent market need with face shieldArticle

Mpact Versapak has once again proved their innovative customer-centric approach to business by developing and prototyping a new face shield in a matter of days...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 16 Apr 2020

Global Citizen, WHO to present star-studded event, One World: Together At Home
Global Citizen, WHO to present star-studded event, One World: Together At HomeArticle

Global Citizen and the World Health Organisation's (WHO) One World: Together At Home is aimed at raising awareness and generating funding to bolster the global battle to eliminate Covid-19...

14 Apr 2020

Emergency doctors and nurse performing CPR and inserting an IV drip on a patient. GettyImages
Tough choices about who gets ICU access: the ethical principles guiding South AfricaArticle

Just weeks after confirming the first case of Covid-19 in South Africa, the government ordered a lockdown in an attempt to flatten the curve of infections. One of the reasons was to avoid overwhelming the healthcare system.

Keymanthri Moodley 8 Apr 2020

How, where and when to wear a mask
How, where and when to wear a maskArticle

There has been much debate globally about whether wearing a DIY mask offers any protection against the Covid-19 virus...

3 Apr 2020

People affected by xenophobic violence queue prior to being transported back to their countries from Johannesburg, South Africa. Kim Ludbrook/EPA-EFE
Telling the complex story of 'medical xenophobia' in South AfricaArticle

The phrase "medical xenophobia" is often used to describe the negative attitudes and practices of South African healthcare professionals towards refugees and migrants...

Kudakwashe Vanyoro 5 Dec 2019

Kids are getting fatter
Kids are getting fatterArticle

In the last forty years, the number of obese children and adolescents (aged five to 19 years) worldwide has increased tenfold...

16 Oct 2017

CNN Marketplace Africa explores the tech industry in South Africa
CNN Marketplace Africa explores the tech industry in South AfricaArticle

Cape Town in often viewed through its iconic Table Mountain and beautiful waterfront. This week on CNN Marketplace Africa...

12 Jun 2015

Africa United features new Ebola prevention communications for West Africa
Africa United features new Ebola prevention communications for West AfricaArticle

At yesterday's official draw for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, the Confederation of African Football announced the launch of Africa United, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa...

4 Dec 2014

Top SA public hospital launches pioneering innovation programme
Top SA public hospital launches pioneering innovation programmeArticle

In a first for Africa, Groote Schuur Hospital is launching an innovation programme to catalyse a new approach to improving public healthcare...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 Oct 2014

Translators without Borders ups humanitarian aid in Africa
Translators without Borders ups humanitarian aid in AfricaArticle

Greater access to vital healthcare information, disaster relief and training provided as the non-profit expands its global programmes on the continent.

30 Jan 2014

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