The global supplier of pharmaceuticals and nutritional products have concluded a deal with Pfizer, the world's largest pharmaceutical company, to acquire its infant nutrition products
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Following a plea by Nelson Mandela to improve the quality of health clubs in South Africa, Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson heeds the call and saddles up for some cycling fun too
According to a recent report, it is expected to double within six years
Three-year plan will treat TB alongside HIV for the first time
Researchers and policymakers from 27 African countries are coming together to ensure that the wellbeing of girls and women continues to be a regional priority
Science Minister Naledi Pandor reveals joint venture with Swiss biochemicals group Lonza for new plant to manufacture anti-retroviral AIDS drugs
Researchers urge for more action to be taken against fraudulent and substandard drugs used to treat malaria patients
Research shows doctors being trained in sub-Saharan Africa then working abroad leaves hole in economy
UNICEF and EU countries raise vital funds for women and children's healthcare
Founder of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation talks with leaders over rise in polio cases
Eighty percent of TB cases treated successfully in Gauteng province
Project to span 14 years will be introduced to offer "decent health care for all South Africans"
Health ministers of BRICS countries promise to work together to bring down cost of lifesaving drugs
Health ministry says health workers must increase efforts ahead of peak malaria season
South African scientists hold multi-trials for women's HIV-preventative gel
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called world leaders to a summit today in New York City to monitor the progress of achieving the Millennium Development Goals set by the UN in 2000.
With EWA Government Systems and Spiramed (Pty) Ltd., US-based Wound Management Technologies has obtained registration of the wound care collagen product CellerateRX(R) in the region and has also obtained the necessary NAPPI codes, which are a pre-requisite for any billable health product in South Africa.
Invited by the Seventh Day Adventist Students Association (SDASA), the volunteers, who include doctors, dentists, eye-care specialists, nurses, psychologists and physiotherapists, are helping out in rural communities across the province for a week.
The affected hospitals are the N17 Hospital in Gauteng; St Augustine's, Parklands, Umhlanga and Alberlito hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal; Kyler and Greenacres hospitals in the Eastern Cape; Ferncrest Hospital in the North West; and Pelenomi and Kroonstad hospitals in the Free State.