CAPRISA study on HIV antibodies released
Mar 4 at 15:33, SAST
The discovery of how a KwaZulu-Natal woman’s body responded to her HIV infection by making potent antibodies (called broadly neutralising antibodies, because they are able to kill multiple strains of HIV from across the world), has been released by the CAPRISA consortium of AIDS researchers jointly with scientists from the United States.
Lifebuoy launches Adopt-a-Village initiative
Mar 3 at 11:34, SAST
Developing a daily hand washing routine, using soap and running water, has been shown to be among the most effective and inexpensive ways to help prevent these common infections. However, despite its life saving potential, many people have yet to adopt a simple daily hand washing routine.
Maternal health improves in Gauteng
Feb 10 at 16:10, SAST
Improved services for mothers and children has seen the mortality rate for children under the age of five drop 7.3 percentage points from 10.7% in 2006 to 3.4% in mid- 2013, Hope Papo, Gauteng's MEC for Health, said in a statement issued to mark the start of Reproductive Health Month.
Putting the brakes on HIV
Feb 6 at 11:36, SAST
Adcock Ingram, Scania, SWHAP and Shell One Stop Join Forces to Promote Road Safety and HIV Awareness Amongst Truck Drivers..
Mandela family thank the medical fraternity
Feb 4 at 10:44, SAST
In a special tribute to the medical fraternity, Mrs Machel, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, HRH Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, Zindzi Mandela, Ndileka Mandela and Josina Machel, shared their deepest respect and gratitude on behalf of the Mandela family with the many medical specialists and professionals who had, over the years, ensured his strength and health so that he could serve his nation and the world from the time of his release from prison.
Grant for development of eye health mobile app
Jan 29 at 11:06, SAST
An ophthalmology registrar at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr William Mapham, recently won a R1 million research development grant from SAB to develop the ‘Vula’ eye health mobile phone application.
Upgraded Paediatric Ward for Victoria Hospital, Wynberg
Jan 23 at 13:09, SAST
Today is the official opening of the upgraded Paediatric Ward and revamped Paediatric Outpatients Department at Victoria Hospital in Wynberg, Cape Town, which was made possible by the Children’s Hospital Trust, in partnership with the Ackerman Family Foundation.
New HIV infections, AIDS deaths fall
Jan 20 at 12:29, SAST
New HIV infections in South Africa have fallen by a third since 2004, according to a report handed to Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on Friday.
Global innovators gather in Cape Town to re-imagine African healthcare
Jan 13 at 12:36, SAST
A new collaboration between the UCT Graduate School of Business and the UCT Faculty of Health Sciences is set to harness a needs-based approach to healthcare innovation in Africa.
South African to head global nursing society
Dec 4, 2013 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.
Source: The Good News
Inside the ANC MP vetting questionnaire
Saturday at 20:05, SAST
ANC members on the party's list of Parliamentary candidates are required to provide extensive personal information under Project Veritas.
FF Plus: Co-operation needed to stop ANC
Saturday at 16:18, SAST
Co-operation between different groups is needed to stop the ANC, said Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder at his party election manifesto launch.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Malaysia 'must intensify jet search'
Today at 00:40, SAST
China urges Malaysia to "step up its efforts" in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared on Saturday.
Nato jets to monitor Ukraine border
Yesterday at 22:01, SAST
Nato announces it will deploy Awacs reconnaissance planes in Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis in Ukraine.
Source: BBC News
South Africa: Pretoria-Kigali Ties Plunge to New Low
Yesterday at 09:12, SAST
[allAfrica]Cape Town -South African intelligence officials are accusing the Rwandan Embassy in Pretoria of involvement in an attempt to assassinate an exiled Rwandan general living in Johannesburg, a South African newspaper reports.
Sudan: Violence Breaks Out in Darfur
Yesterday at 05:55, SAST
[UN News]Deeply concerned by an outbreak of inter-communal violence in North Darfur, the African Union-United Nations Mission in the region called today for an end to the fighting, which has sent thousands fleeing for safety and left a number of ...
Source: All Africa