Micro-needles ‘could cut infections from vaccination’

Tiny needles that administer an antimicrobial dose alongside the vaccine when they dissolve in the skin could cut infections from vaccination in...

South Africa: Donate organs & tissue to save lives

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

Deadline Approaches for $6,500 Africa-Adapt Innovation Fund

The deadline for submissions for Africa-Adapt's 2nd annual knowledge sharing innovation fund of $6,500 of 3rd September is fast approaching. The fund seeks to...

Unlocking the Promise of ICTs for Transforming Agriculture in Africa

In her article, Dr Towela Nyirenda-Jere, Programmes Manager, NEPAD e-Africa Commission explores the ways that ICTs can transform agriculture in Africa. She draws attention to the...

2009-10 Africa-wide women and young professionals in science competitions

The finals of CTA/FARA/AGRA/RUFORUM/ANAFE/NPCA 2009-2010 Africa-wide science competitions were held in Burkina Faso from 19-20 July 2010 as a side event during the 5th...

More Gauteng babies born HIV negative

Pretoria - More than 90 percent of babies born to HIV positive mothers in Gauteng public health facilities between April and June 2010 were...

South Africa: Health & business sectors unite against AIDS

Johannesburg - The Department of Health would be partnering with Business Unity South Africa (Busa) to help strengthen government's HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT)...

Call for more women in science and engineering

Pretoria - More needs to be done to attract women to study in the fields of science and engineering, says Science and Technology Minister...

Women in science to be honoured

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will later today acknowledge the country's leading female scientists through the annual Women in Science Awards. The...

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 ...

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