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Imperial Logistics drives Covid health education in underprivileged schools
Imperial Logistics drives Covid health education in underprivileged schoolsArticle

"As a business that provides essential goods and services, we felt it critical to influence better health and wellness management to one of the most vulnerable groups in our society - our children."

3 Sep 2020

How Dis-Chem customers changed their shopping behaviour during lockdown
How Dis-Chem customers changed their shopping behaviour during lockdownArticle

Dis-Chem said online sales grew 344% from 1 March to 15 August. "Covid-19 has matured the e-commerce environment and consumer adaption by 3 to 5 years," the group said...

26 Aug 2020

3M, United Way collaborate on SA Covid-19 relief programme
3M, United Way collaborate on SA Covid-19 relief programmeArticle

3M South Africa has partnered with United Way South Africa in implementing a $220,080 Covid-19 relief programme to provide nutritional food, fresh water, hygiene, and sanitisation products to vulnerable families...

24 Jul 2020

People exercising in Ellis Park in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dino Lloyd/Gallo Images via Getty Images
South Africans must be healthier for universal healthcare to succeedArticle

Achieving a healthy population isn't easy for any country - rich or poor. One of the approaches that's gained traction over the past two decades is preventative care through health promotion...

Jane Simmonds & Charles Parry 8 Jul 2020

A bottle of Covid Organics, a herbal tea that authorities in Madagascar gave to students. Photo by Rijasolo/AFP via Getty Images
Why more must be done to fight bogus Covid-19 cure claimsArticle

Time and again, public nervousness has proved a fertile ground for false cures and claimants to thrive. In this sense, recent claims of Covid-19 cures and antidotes are no exception...

Chimaraoke Izugbara & Mary O Obiyan 19 May 2020

Ebola posters in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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Sierra Leone is using lessons from Ebola to prepare for coronavirusArticle

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, started at the end of 2019 in Wuhan, China. It is spreading rapidly around the world and countries face many challenges in preventing and managing the spread of a new virus within and across borders...

28 Feb 2020

Cancer cases are on the rise in many parts of the continent. CI concept/Shutterstock
What needs to happen for better cancer prevention and control in KenyaArticle

Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe are leading in new cancer cases in Africa. In 2018 Kenya was reported to have 47,887 new cancer cases (130 cases daily) and 32,987 deaths (90 daily)...

Gershim Asiki 3 Feb 2020

Kenyan health workers from port health services screen inbound travellers for temperatures at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. EPA/Daniel Irungu
Perspectives from Kenya and Ghana on coronavirus preparationsArticle

Chinese officials have identified a novel coronavirus which belongs to a family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases...

29 Jan 2020

Mosquito eggs can remain viable for years even in dry conditions and hatch after heavy persistent rains. Shutterstock
Heavy rains put Kenya at risk of mosquito-borne diseasesArticle

Kenya experienced above-average rainfall since October 2019, causing landslides and deaths...

Eunice Anyango Owino 23 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: Telemedicine makes healthcare more accessibleArticle

Forty-three percent of South Africa's population lives in rural regions, with just one physician responsible for 7,700 people, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). With limited options, telemedicine has the potential to make healthcare far more accessible, as technology evolves...

Helen Weber 6 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Luke Goller, managing partner at Arc Interactive
#BehindtheSelfie with... Luke Goller, managing partner at Arc InteractiveArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Luke Goller, managing partner at Arc Interactive...

Leigh Andrews 10 Dec 2019

Communities can make - or break - strategies to curb HIV
Communities can make - or break - strategies to curb HIVArticle

Communities have long played a critical role in the fight against HIV. Their activism and advocacy have greatly influenced the response to HIV/AIDS over the past four decades...

2 Dec 2019

Syringe and cooked heroin. TM_SALE/Shutterstock
Women using heroin in Kenya: why it's important to intervene early in lifeArticle

Heroin is the main drug taken by injection in Kenya. Mostly found and used in Kenya's big cities - Mombasa and Nairobi - it's hard to know just how widespread heroin use is. But estimates range between 18,000 and 33,000 people...

Catherine Mwangi & John Gachohi 18 Oct 2019

Foster + Partners releases greenery-enhanced design for Shanghai Luye Lilan Hospital
Foster + Partners releases greenery-enhanced design for Shanghai Luye Lilan HospitalArticle

Foster + Partners, in partnership with Luye Medical and Cleveland Clinic, has released its design for a greenery-enhanced hospital in Shanghai, China's New Hong Qiao International Medical Center (IMC) campus...

25 Sep 2019

Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE Group Global.
#WomensMonth: Generic business lessons for the 21st Century from healthcare advertisingArticle

Mandi Fine is CEO of F/NE Group Global, which turns 20 years old this August. Here, Fine explains how specific data science and storytelling skills are transforming marketing and communications, as well as future trends to embrace in any industry...

Leigh Andrews 19 Aug 2019

Professor Madonsela shares Rule of Law passion with Durban audience
Professor Madonsela shares Rule of Law passion with Durban audienceArticle

Preparations for Professor Thuli Mandonsela's Trek4Mandela climb up Mount Kilimanjaro in August took a stride forward with her Masterclass on the Rule of Law in Durban on 17 May...

Issued by LexisNexis 20 May 2019

Mental health education in the spotlight
Mental health education in the spotlightArticle

Don't miss an interesting educational session about the mental health challenges impacting men...

Issued by Cipla 28 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: Stay woke and grow your business
#SeamlessSA: Stay woke and grow your businessArticle

You don't have to shy away from using your social awareness or 'wokeness' to grow your business. In fact, it might do better if you do...

Maroefah Smith 20 Mar 2019

Women in Malawi visit clinics many more times in their lives than men. Shutterstock
Malawi's health system puts women first. This isn't always a good thingArticle

Policymakers, donors and international agencies have, for decades, the need to prioritise women's health services - for their own health as well as their children's...

Kathryn Dovel, Morna Cornell, Sara Yeatman & Steph 20 Feb 2019

Fisheries department rots from the top
Fisheries department rots from the topArticle

South Africa's fisheries authority is in a state of crisis...

Kimon de Greef 13 Nov 2018

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Why drugs alone won't stop the spread of parasitic worms in AfricaArticle

Deworming has become a common practise across the world. It has proved very successful, reducing the burden of parasitic worms among children by more than 50%...

Justin Komguep Nono & Hlumani Ndlovu 10 Oct 2018

#Mandela100: PinkDrive takes to the road in KZN
#Mandela100: PinkDrive takes to the road in KZNArticle

To celebrate the life of Madiba, PinkDrive, together with the Revolutionary Motorcycle Club, is carrying out mammograms, pap smears, prostate-specific antigen screening and health education...

19 Jul 2018

Woolies celebrates #Mandela100 with 3 cause-related products
Woolies celebrates #Mandela100 with 3 cause-related productsArticle

Marking the centenary year of Nelson Mandela's birth, Woolworths has launched three cause-related products...

4 Jul 2018

Volvo invests R25m in employment initiative
Volvo invests R25m in employment initiativeArticle

The Volvo Group Southern Africa unveiled its youth employment initiative on Saturday, 19 May, a programme it hopes will help address South Africa's high unemployment rate among the youth...

22 May 2018

Why Kenya isn't winning the war against malaria in some counties
Why Kenya isn't winning the war against malaria in some countiesArticle

In the past 15 years the Kenyan government has made great strides in preventing and controlling malaria...

Eunice Anyango Owino 23 Apr 2018

R2m raised for charity through Clicks, Relate partnership
R2m raised for charity through Clicks, Relate partnershipArticle

The Clicks partnership with 100% not-for-profit social enterprise The Relate Trust has resulted in R2m being raised for a charity that helps hundreds of thousands of vulnerable South Africans...

19 Mar 2018

Alderman JP Smith, mayoral committee member for safety and security; and social services launches CoCT's mom and baby service
CoCT health services expands its post-natal offeringArticle

The City of Cape Town is introducting post-natal services for moms and babies at all of its clinics...

4 Mar 2018

Sasco and Nehawu shut down Unisa over multiple financial disputes
Sasco and Nehawu shut down Unisa over multiple financial disputesArticle

The South African Students Congress (Sasco) and the National Health Education and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) have joined forces to shut down the University of SA (Unisa).

Sipho Mabena 18 Jan 2018

Is dental healthcare as affordable and accessible as it should be?
Is dental healthcare as affordable and accessible as it should be?Article

Oral health is essential to optimal overall health and minimising the probability of developing serious oral health conditions or infections in future. Yet, besides the fear factor, why are so many people reluctant to visit the dentist?

20 Dec 2017

Glenda Grey, president of the South African Medical Research Council. Image ©
[Standard Bank Top Women Conference] Passionate for scienceArticle

Science is an indication of a country's wealth, and the best indicator of a country's GDP and productivity is its scientific productivity. The investment of a country into science creates a healthy country and a healthy country is a wealthy country...

Danette Breitenbach 18 Aug 2017

Micro-finance, education reduces women's vulnerability to gender-based violence
Micro-finance, education reduces women's vulnerability to gender-based violenceArticle

Tackling gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS which plagues South African women, the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) programme works to improve the economic well-being and financial independence of rural women...

17 Aug 2017

The 2017 Resolution Social Venture Challenge winners
Winners of Resolution Social Venture Challenge agents of change in their communitiesArticle

21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded...

20 Jul 2017

Home Affairs, labour negotiations get underway
Home Affairs, labour negotiations get underwayArticle

Another round of negotiations is expected to get underway on Monday between the Department of Home Affairs and labour unions...

3 Jul 2017

COHSASA appoints new board members, changes in leadership
COHSASA appoints new board members, changes in leadershipArticle

COHSASA welcomed three new board members at its quarterly May 2017 meeting to take the vision and mission of the organisation forward. There was also a change of leadership at the top of the board...

Issued by COHSASA 29 Jun 2017

Winners of Africa innovation challenge
Winners of Africa innovation challengeArticle

Johnson & Johnson has named the winners of its first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress…

15 Mar 2017

First Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge winners
First Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge winnersArticle

Johnson & Johnson has announced the winners of the first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress today, 14 March 2017...

14 Mar 2017

Unisa deficit looms over increases
Unisa deficit looms over increasesArticle

The University of SA (Unisa) will have to raise R134m if it wants to meet workers' demands...

Michelle Gumede 30 Jan 2017

Community Tablet set to accelerate digital inclusion in rural Mozambique
Community Tablet set to accelerate digital inclusion in rural MozambiqueArticle

The internet is a key enabler of social development and education. While internet services have shown phenomenal success in other parts of the world...

28 Dec 2016

One of the Ford Rangers currently in use as a mobile clinic in the Eastern Cape.
#SustainabilityMonth: Big business can treat people and planet with respectArticle

Ford Motor Company's 2015-16 Sustainability Report highlights its continued focus on the human impact of doing business...

27 Oct 2016

Z-cards
Lesotho TB, HIV, Aids campaignArticle

TB, HIV and Aids awareness Z-card produced for Lesotho government...

12 May 2016

Ensly Dooms from Ford South Africa and Paula Barnard from World Vision SA at the official handover of the Ford Rangers in Soweto, Johannesburg.
World Vision receives two Rangers from FordArticle

Ford has partnered with World Vision South Africa to improve access to quality healthcare in the Eastern Cape by donating two Ford Rangers to its Better World initiative...

6 Apr 2016

September is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month - take that test
September is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month - take that testArticle

The national rollout of the cervical cancer vaccine last year is a giant leap towards safeguarding future generations of women from this disease...

13 Sep 2015

Bringing technology to communities
Bringing technology to communitiesArticle

The chief of the Shixini Great Place in Willowvale, young people in Port Elizabeth's Northern areas and school nurses in the rural Transkei...

3 Sep 2015

Twitter users share four billion Ebola messages in a week
Twitter users share four billion Ebola messages in a weekArticle

In one week at the height of the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, in West Africa in 2014, Twitter users shared over four billion Ebola-related messages...

Sola Ogundipe 9 Jun 2015

Aqua4Life and LifeStraw launch 67 Minutes for Mandela drive
Aqua4Life and LifeStraw launch 67 Minutes for Mandela driveArticle

Aqua4Life, distributers of LifeStraw, a multi-award winning range of water filtration products in Southern Africa, recently launched a buy-one give-one campaign to help save the lives of thousands...

1 Jun 2015

Solving SA's national screening objectives, one community at a time
Solving SA's national screening objectives, one community at a timeArticle

A DIY cervical cancer test UDoTest, aims to not only benefits the individual, private and public companies, but the South African economy as a whole...

7 Apr 2015

Vodafone Ghana and Kirusa launch 'Ebola Public Health Project'
Vodafone Ghana and Kirusa launch 'Ebola Public Health Project'Article

Vodafone Ghana and Kirusa have announced the launch of 'Ebola Public Health Project' under Vodafone's Ghana Foundation's 'Mobile for Good' initiative, on Kirusa's platform...

24 Feb 2015

Fuel offers e-learning solution to outdated methods of teaching
Fuel offers e-learning solution to outdated methods of teachingArticle

Fuel is developing a solution for the integration of e-learning into classrooms across South Africa.

6 Oct 2014

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