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Watch Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World on 9 May 2021
Watch Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World on 9 May 2021Article

SABC3 and 1Magic announced it will air Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World on ( May at 9.30pm and 6pm (SAST), respectively...

Issued by OnPoint PR 1 day ago

Container stow collapses - a South African perspective
Container stow collapses - a South African perspectiveArticle

According to a World Shipping Council (WSC) survey undertaken in 2020, an estimated average of 1,382 containers were lost at sea annually during the period 2008 to 2019, from approximately 6,000 container vessels...

Michael Asherson and Michael Tatham 1 day ago

The art of living and dying: A partnership story
The art of living and dying: A partnership storyArticle

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, palliative care is now more in the mainstream eye than ever before...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 1 day ago

Anusol Ointment for internal and external piles
Anusol Ointment for internal and external pilesArticle

Anusol is the UK's number-one-selling piles treatment providing multiple formats and categories to cover different therapeutic needs and consumer preferences...

Issued by ACDOCO SA 2 days ago

DBSA launches second edition of Youth Challenge
DBSA launches second edition of Youth ChallengeArticle

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge...

3 days ago

Specialist cancer diagnosis and treatment centre opens in Lagos
Specialist cancer diagnosis and treatment centre opens in LagosArticle

Nigeria's first 'one-stop centre' for cancer diagnosis and treatment, the Marcelle Ruth Cancer Centre and Specialist Hospital (MRCCSH) has opened on Victoria Island in Lagos.

3 days ago

New medical training simulation unit launches at Stellenbosch University
New medical training simulation unit launches at Stellenbosch UniversityArticle

A brand new state-of-the-art Simulation and Clinical Skills Unit (SCSU) will officially open at Stellenbosch University's (SU) Tygerberg Campus in Cape Town today...

3 May 2021

Professor Abdool Karim appointed to WHO Science Council
Professor Abdool Karim appointed to WHO Science CouncilArticle

Professor Salim Abdool Karim has been appointed to the newly formed World Health Organisation (WHO) Science Council...

30 Apr 2021

Global Citizen announces Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, as campaign chairs of Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World
Global Citizen announces Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, as campaign chairs of Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the WorldArticle

Global Citizen has announced exciting new additions to the lineup for Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World, which will take place on Sunday, 2 May...

Issued by OnPoint PR 28 Apr 2021

SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data management
SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data managementArticle

SA's paperless rollout of the Covid-19 vaccinations brings a critical need for data management to the fore...

Hemant Harie 26 Apr 2021

Malaria eradication by 2025, an achievable goal
Malaria eradication by 2025, an achievable goalArticle

African countries still bear the brunt of malaria's grip on the world, with approximately 70% of all infections occurring on this continent...

26 Apr 2021

Credit: L'Oréal Group
L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030Article

L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

26 Apr 2021

Using innovative solutions to ensure a sustainable future
Using innovative solutions to ensure a sustainable futureArticle

With climate change on the rise and our planet's finite resources in the spotlight, sustainability is an issue that should be on everyone's mind. Finding ways to look after the Earth and solutions to ensure a brighter future for generations to come is becoming more of a concern for ordinary people and businesses.

Issued by LG 22 Apr 2021

Green Paper on Marriages approved for public consultation
Green Paper on Marriages approved for public consultationArticle

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Green Paper on Marriages for public consultation...

22 Apr 2021

Mykola Samoilenko/Shutterstock
Scabies: the neglected tropical disease no one wants to talk aboutArticle

Some diseases are more likely to enter public conversation than others. Covid-19 has dominated the public discourse in 2020...

Michael Head 22 Apr 2021

Image: Twitter
Contingency plans for Charlotte Maxeke patientsArticle

The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH) has put various measures in place to ensure patients still receive care with minimal disruption...

20 Apr 2021

Emergency relief efforts for Rhodes Memorial, UCT fire under way - here's how to help
Emergency relief efforts for Rhodes Memorial, UCT fire under way - here's how to helpArticle

Emergency relief efforts are under way in Cape Town after a runaway fire destroyed parts of the Rhodes Memorial restaurant and caused unknown damage to...

Sindy Peters 19 Apr 2021

Hit sci-fi thriller War of the Worlds returns for a highly anticipated second season
Hit sci-fi thriller War of the Worlds returns for a highly anticipated second seasonArticle

The second series of Fox and Canal+'s War of the Worlds will premiere on Mondays at 8.45pm (CAT) from 24 May 2021 on Fox...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 16 Apr 2021

Wayne Miller, Zebra Technologies
How the pandemic is transforming healthcareArticle

Despite the many challenges of 2020, healthcare organisations have gained considerable insights and experience that will transform the sector well into the future...

Wayne Miller 15 Apr 2021

Global Citizen urges wealthy nations to pledge 'dollars for doses' to vaccinate 6.5m African health workers
Global Citizen urges wealthy nations to pledge 'dollars for doses' to vaccinate 6.5m African health workersArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged his support for Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World, to draw attention to the need to vaccinate, end Covid-19 and kickstart a global economic recovery...

Issued by OnPoint PR 14 Apr 2021

Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles
Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textilesArticle

The topic of sustainable textile development will be discussed by a panel at the upcoming Zone 22 Rotary Africa Centennial International Conference...

14 Apr 2021

Diabetes is a growing public health burden. Ververidis Vasilis/Shutterstock
We're on the hunt for novel ways to assess the risk of type 2 diabetesArticle

Type 2 diabetes is characterised by elevated blood glucose levels. This can cause complications that lead to damage to the kidneys, nerves, and the retina in eyes...

Cecil Jack Weale 14 Apr 2021

SA green companies among 1,000 global profitable cleantech solutions
SA green companies among 1,000 global profitable cleantech solutionsArticle

The Solar Impulse Foundation has announced that they have officially reached the goal of assigning the Efficient Solutions Label to 1,000 profitable cleantech solutions from around the world...

Issued by GreenCape 13 Apr 2021

South African healthcare workers are at high risk of contracting hepatitis B
South African healthcare workers are at high risk of contracting hepatitis BArticle

South African healthcare workers were found to be at high risk of contracting hepatitis B, even though a vaccine can provide life-long immunity...

13 Apr 2021

Post-pandemic travel: The trends we'll see when the world opens up again
Post-pandemic travel: The trends we'll see when the world opens up againArticle

After lockdowns and bans on flying, tourists will have high expectations and demands.

Katerina Antoniou 13 Apr 2021

Justin Malherbe, senior associate attorney, Webber Wentzel
PoPI reinforces systems already in place in the healthcare industryArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI), which comes into full force later this year, is not something for the healthcare industry to fear...

Justin Malherbe 8 Apr 2021

Court order: Doctors can prescribe ivermectin for Covid-19
Court order: Doctors can prescribe ivermectin for Covid-19Article

Doctors can now prescribe ivermectin to Covid-19 patients, thanks to an order handed down by the Pretoria High Court...

7 Apr 2021

Meeting required standards for coding on plastic bottles
Meeting required standards for coding on plastic bottlesArticle

The beverage, pharmaceutical, industrial, cosmetics and nutraceuticals sectors all commonly use coding and marking applications for bottles. However, they all need their marking to meet certain standards and requirements...

Issued by Pyrotec 6 Apr 2021

Ebola virus virion. CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith
Ebola might be a chronic infection - but here's why we shouldn't panicArticle

Ebola is back in Guinea in West Africa, five years after the largest Ebola epidemic ever known ended...

Connor Bamford 1 Apr 2021

Home Affairs extends validity of visas expired during lockdown
Home Affairs extends validity of visas expired during lockdownArticle

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has extended the validity of visas which expired during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19...

1 Apr 2021

The continued relevance of radio in uncertain times
The continued relevance of radio in uncertain timesArticle

Radio has always proved to be a medium that adapts easily to crisis situations, and it has not been more evident than in the past year...

Boni Mchunu 31 Mar 2021

The implications of administrating ivermectin to Covid-19 patients
The implications of administrating ivermectin to Covid-19 patientsArticle

Being a new virus, Covid-19 has evoked a great deal of uncertainty around which treatments will be beneficial to patients...

31 Mar 2021

Levi's drives awareness around importance of clean drinking water
Levi's drives awareness around importance of clean drinking waterArticle

Levi Strauss & Co is drawing attention to the environmental challenge of water pollution and how the company is actively trying to be part of the solution...

29 Mar 2021

#WorldTBDay2021: Adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV at increased risk
#WorldTBDay2021: Adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV at increased riskArticle

Adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV (APHIV) had a fourfold increased risk of tuberculosis (TB) disease despite access to antiretroviral therapy (ART)...

24 Mar 2021

New forum launched for global soil health
New forum launched for global soil healthArticle

Farmers, especially Africa's millions of smallholders, must be empowered to be the primary caregivers of the soil in the interest of food security and climate-change management alike...

24 Mar 2021

Dr Mohammed Rassool, deputy director, and Dr Pauline Howell, senior medical officer, Clinical HIV Research Unit
#WorldTBDay2021: Dramatic strides in research, but with challengesArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the country's TB programme, and led to a decline in the diagnosis rate. Now it seems that the health system is seeing an increase in patients presenting with more advanced TB...

Mohammed Rassool & Pauline Howell 24 Mar 2021

If left untreated, latent TB infection can progress to TB disease.
Mujahid Safodien/AFP via Getty Images
TB treatments are notoriously hard to stick to: shorter regimens offer a breakthroughArticle

Tuberculosis (TB) is a major cause of illness and death around the world. In 2019, 10-million people fell ill with TB and close to 1.4-million people died. Most (95%) of the cases are in low- and middle-income countries...

Violet Chihota 23 Mar 2021

Human Rights Day
Human Rights DayArticle

We asked some of our staff: "What does Human Rights Day mean to you in 2021?"...

Issued by Nalesa Media 23 Mar 2021

A tribute to a giant in the palliative care community
A tribute to a giant in the palliative care communityArticle

The palliative care community mourns the recent passing of Dr Sarah Fakoodreen, who passed away suddenly on 14 March 2021...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 19 Mar 2021

Top 10 reasons to say "I do" at a Mauritius resort
Top 10 reasons to say "I do" at a Mauritius resortArticle

Mauritius is a very popular wedding destination and LUX* Belle Mare is listed among 'The 50 Best Wedding Venue Hotels' by Hotels in Heaven.

Debbie Hathway 18 Mar 2021

Gender classification: Workplace adaptation without discrimination
Gender classification: Workplace adaptation without discriminationArticle

Gender classification in the workplace has evolved beyond traditional concepts of male and female employees...

18 Mar 2021

Are tailored supplements best suited to meet SA's market needs?
Are tailored supplements best suited to meet SA's market needs?Article

The South African Supplements Market Report 2021 provides a dynamic synthesis of industry research, examining the local and global supplements industry from a uniquely holistic perspective...

Issued by Insight Survey 17 Mar 2021

How technology offers a very real solution to SA's aging water infrastructure
How technology offers a very real solution to SA's aging water infrastructureArticle

In the wake of National Water Week, the spotlight is again placed on the country's water infrastructure and its numerous challenges. Here's how tech can help...

Jacques Squire 15 Mar 2021

The WHO recommends that TB prevalence surveys be done in high burden countries. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
First ever national survey shows the extent of South Africa's TB problemArticle

South Africa's long-awaited tuberculosis (TB) prevalence survey results were recently released. This is the first national prevalence survey of its kind for TB in South Africa...

Emily B Wong & Alison Grant 15 Mar 2021

A new way of processing cowpeas brings affordable nutrition to children
A new way of processing cowpeas brings affordable nutrition to childrenArticle

Indigenous foods such as cowpeas can improve people's nutrition and help them cope with the hunger brought about by the effects of Covid-19 on foreign food imports...

Nokuthula Vilakati 15 Mar 2021

UKZN, Cansa partner for lung cancer research project
UKZN, Cansa partner for lung cancer research projectArticle

Cansa is partnering with the UKZN's Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme under the leadership of Dr Themba Ginindza...

12 Mar 2021

Antiretroviral treatment found to reduce risk of developing active TB - study
Antiretroviral treatment found to reduce risk of developing active TB - studyArticle

Research has discovered that antiretroviral treatment (ART) reduces the risk of developing active TB in HIV co-infected people by reducing the activation of the body's immune response...

11 Mar 2021

Hydroxychloroquine does not reduce death in Covid-19 cases
International study shows hydroxychloroquine does not reduce Covid-19 deathsArticle

Hydroxychloroquine, the drug touted by former US President Donald Trump as a 'game changer', does not reduce deaths from the virus and may even cause unwanted damage, recent studies have found...

10 Mar 2021

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