SA Mediclinic Seeks Growth in UK Aging Population

South African hospitals group Mediclinic International is buying almost a third of Britain's Spire Healthcare (entering a market it said was ripe for growth as private players account for a small fraction of the healthcare sector.

Health Clinic on Wheels for SA

Philips South Africa and the Rhiza Foundation today launched their “mobile clinic” project focusing on delivering basic primary healthcare to thousands of people living in townships that have little or no access to healthcare facilities.

Fundraiser Flashmob in KZN Kwikspar

Hillcrest Kwitkspar turned in to an all singing, all dancing, flashmob by KZN boys school Kearsney College and the Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust. Funds raised as part of the event went to the Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust.

The Sound of a Generation Free of HIV

650 babies are born HIV positive every day. Together, we can bring that to zero.

Drastic Reduction In HIV/Aids Related Deaths, Prompts Hospice To Change To Child Care Unit

For many of these children, the hopes of becoming a nurse, a teacher or fireman are now within reach. However, the prevalence of developmental delays in children infected with HIV is very high and, coupled with the multiple risk factors associated with poverty, have left our country’s children vulnerable and unable to cope at school.

Source: The Good News

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Apartheid minister Vlok seeks redemption in township work

Today at 11:20, SAST

Twice a week, the former minister of law and order drives a battered pick-up truck to deliver free food around the township of Olievenhoutbosch.

Verashni Pillay appointed editor-in-chief

Today at 09:25, SAST

The Mail & Guardian is proud to announce Verashni Pillay as its new editor-in-chief.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Turkish jets 'intercept Russian plane'

Today at 12:05, SAST

Turkey says it scrambled F-16 fighter jets to intercept a Russian warplane that violated its air space near the Syrian border on Saturday.

Germany 'facing 1.5 million migrants'

Today at 12:22, SAST

Germany will have as many as 1.5 million asylum seekers this year - almost double the previous estimate, according to a leaked report.

Source: BBC News


Africa: Africa's Governance Winners, Losers and Surprises

Today at 08:03, SAST

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Zimbabwe is one of the African countries where governance has improved most in the four years up to 2014. Senegal just might surge ahead of its African counterparts in the future, to become one of the continent's powerhouses. ...

Africa: We Can Defeat Poverty - Melinda Gates

Today at 03:05, SAST

[allAfrica] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls the efforts to achieve 'Millennium Development Goals' over the last 15 years "the most successful anti-poverty movement in history'. The final report on the goals says the number of ...

Source: All Africa