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Apffelstaedt, Hoosain and Associates renamed to welcome new associate

The established Apffelstaedt and Associates practice was renamed Apffelstaedt, Hoosain and Associates from 1 March 2021...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 13 hours ago

New Head of Operations for Bonitas

Bonitas Medical Fund has announced the appointment of Dr Morgan Busuku Mkhatshwa as Head of Operations...

Issued by Bonitas 13 hours ago

Using the Montessori method for dementia

When dementia therapists incorporate activities based on the Montessori method, it can have tremendous value for people with dementia...

Issued by Livewell 13 hours ago

SA moves to Covid-19 Alert Level 1

Due to the progressive drop in new Covid-19 cases over the past few weeks, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country moved Level 3 to Level 1 of the Risk Adjusted Strategy with effect from 28 February 2021...

1 day ago

More than 67,000 health workers vaccinated so far

More than 67,000 health workers have been inoculated in the 10 days since the national Covid-19 vaccination kicked off...

1 day ago

Tips for talking to someone with dementia and Alzheimer's

After discovering a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, it's normal to not know how to approach future communication...

Issued by Livewell 1 day ago

Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity

The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

26 Feb 2021

Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use

Morocco plans to allow the farming, export and domestic sale of cannabis for medical and industrial use, the government said on Thursday, 25 February...

26 Feb 2021

Inequitable distribution and vaccine hesitancy are key challenges for Africa

In a webinar hosted by the BroadReach Group, global and African health experts came together to share challenges and solutions around mass Covid-19 immunisation across Africa...

26 Feb 2021

3 ways the Budget Speech impacts healthcare in SA

From a healthcare perspective, this year's Budget Speech is significant in three key ways...

By Ahmed Banderker 25 Feb 2021

Johnson & Johnson vaccine looks excellent for South Africa in first published detailed analysis

Interim results from clinical trials of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be presented to the United States' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday 26 February in an effort to obtain an emergency licence for its distribution...

By Michael Cherry 25 Feb 2021

What services do Alzheimer's and dementia care facilities offer?

Whilst there are many nursing homes, retirement villages and frail care options available for seniors, people living with memory loss disorders need specialised care that only an Alzheimer's facility can offer...

Issued by Livewell 24 Feb 2021

SA team take part in 24-hour global mixed reality surgical event

Professor Stephen Roche, head of the orthopaedics divisions at the University of Cape Town (UCT), and a team from Groote Schuur Hospital recently performed a mixed reality shoulder replacement surgery...

24 Feb 2021

New forensic pathology facility due to open mid-2021

The R287m Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute (OFPI) is expected to come online in mid-2021, if everything goes according to plan...

23 Feb 2021

Palliative care courses designed to empower healthcare and medical sector

The HPCA recently launched three updated palliative care courses for a diversity of healthcare providers within the healthcare and medical sector...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 23 Feb 2021

Regular, structured exercise sufficient to lower risk of mental illness - study

Maintaining an active lifestyle and exercising regularly has stronger mental health benefits than intermittent bouts of intense aerobic activity, a new study has found...

Issued by Leap Communications 23 Feb 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager launches on Bizcommunity

Being acknowledged and appreciated is everything and this April it's the turn of brand managers on Biz...

Issued by 22 Feb 2021

Viruses can hijack cellular process in order to block immune response

Research has found that viruses that cause diseases such as the common cold, measles, or Covid-19 can hijack an existing molecular process in the cell in order to block the body's antiviral immune response to a viral infection...

22 Feb 2021

Getting the balance right in knee replacement surgery

A pioneering approach to total knee replacements is gaining international credence some 13 years after South African orthopaedic surgeon, Professor Ponky Firer, developed his unique balanced technique for the procedure...

22 Feb 2021

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