South African to head global nursing society
Dec 4 at 13:46, SAST
South African Hester Klopper was appointed president of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), at its 42nd Biennial Convention in Indianapolis in the United States last month.
FNB pledges support for Hospices in South Africa
Dec 3 at 13:37, SAST
The FNB Fund strategy in support of hospice care in South Africa seeks to help ensure that there is sufficient capacity in the South African health care sector to be able to provide everyone with palliative care when required.
HIV/Aids: remarkable reduction in mortality thanks to ART treatment
Nov 15 at 15:24, SAST
According to AllLife's medical experts, whilst HIV/AIDS remains a global health issue, South Africa has been experiencing an impressive reduction in mortality since the introduction of more generally available Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) treatment ..
World Diabetes Day
Nov 14 at 14:32, SAST
With World Diabetes Day, the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa (HSFSA) wants to raise awareness around diabetes, which has seen a staggering increase in the South African population ...
MTN and Hello Doctor partner to offer a mobile health solution
Nov 12 at 14:40, SAST
MTN Group and Hello Doctor (a subsidiary of Metropolitan Health within MMI Holdings) have partnered to deliver mobile health (m-health) solutions to MTN’s territories across Africa.
Focussing on keeping SA children safe
Nov 11 at 12:59, SAST
Sea Harvest has chosen to support Childsafe South Africa with their Kids-for-Kids Campaign....
Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon 2013
Oct 28 at 15:53, SAST
The 8th annual Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon was attended by a record 20,000 participants this Sunday, 27 October.
Mobile solar powered health centre visits Cosmos City
Oct 22 at 13:31, SAST
Last week, Samsung Electronics Africa stationed two of its Solar Powered Health Centres next to Oasis Itsoseng Community Clinic in Cosmo City ...
FNB supports World Hospice Day
Oct 15 at 13:47, SAST
Worldwide, people are affected by life threatening diseases like HIV/AIDS and cancer. According to the Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance (WPCA), in 2011, 136 of the world’s 234 countries had one or more hospice palliative care service established.
R3bn boost for SA's fight against HIV
Oct 9 at 13:47, SAST
South Africa has received a sum of R3 billion from the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe announced on Tuesday.
Source: The Good News
Lindiwe Sisulu remembers her uncle Madiba
Yesterday at 21:16, SAST
Minister of Public Service and Administration Lindiwe Sisulu has spoken about her close bond with the Mandela family.
World leaders to speak at Mandela memorial
Yesterday at 21:04, SAST
The memorial service for Nelson Mandela will include tributes by family members and various foreign leaders, including US President Barack Obama.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Mandela daughter recalls final hours
Yesterday at 17:07, SAST
Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe tells the BBC about the former president's "wonderful" final moments, with the whole family around him.
Ukraine police move on opposition
Yesterday at 22:35, SAST
Ukrainian security forces are moving in on anti-government protesters and an opposition party, in a stand-off over government dealings with the EU.
Source: BBC News
Liberia: Fighting for Liberia's Future â One Issue at a Time
Yesterday at 16:09, SAST
[allAfrica]Dubai -A Conversation with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Africa: Ethiopian Airlines Grows Seven-Fold in Seven Years
Yesterday at 16:03, SAST
[allAfrica]Ethiopian Airlines began operations in 1946 as a joint operation managed by the American carrier TWA, using World War II aircraft acquired from the U.S. military to transport passengers and cargo to Cairo and other nearby destinations. ...
Source: All Africa