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Pretoria - The month of August is being used to remind South Africans that they can save lives by donating organs and tissue. This year...

IOM Backs Efforts to Reduce Malaria among Migrants in Southern Africa

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South Africa: Health monitors strike impact

Pretoria - The Health Department says it is monitoring the impact of strike action on health services as some 1.3 million government ...

Gartner Says Healthcare Providers in Middle East & Africa To Spend US $ 4.4...

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South Africans urged to test for TB

Carletonville - As the world marked Tuberculosis Day on Saturday, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe urged South Africans to regularly test for TB and HIV,...

How Technology is Saving Lives in Africa

By: Abiola Alabi For many decades, Africa, and the developing world more generally, has not had access to the medical advancements of the developed world....

Novartis Supports Pan-African Meeting to Move Faster to Malaria Elimination

• Malaria experts and leaders from over 35 African countries gather to explore innovative strategies to move from malaria control to elimination • Meeting convened...

DRC: Panzi Hospital emphasizes dire need for fistula repair certification

Fistula* is widespread in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The problem is receiving increasing international and national attention but it is imperative...

OECD and FAO see lower farm prices – livestock and biofuels outpacing crop production

Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of...

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