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Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

20 hours ago

In autoimmune diseases, circulating antibodies destroy an individual’s own tissues.
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Covid-19 causes some patients' immune systems to attack their own bodies, which may contribute to severe illness

Across the world, immunologists who retooled their labs to join the fight against SARS-CoV-2 are furiously trying to explain why some people get so sick while others recover unscathed...

By Matthew Woodruff 19 hours ago

Company News

Pandemic delivers mixed fortunes for laboratory, analytics industry

The pandemic has resulted in an overall drop in revenues for global laboratory and analytics businesses, although some segments in the sector reported a spike in demand...

18 hours ago

The power of storytelling in 2020

In light of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Cindy-Lee Minnaar (co-founder of Indika Communications) has written about how a breast cancer survivor's story has taught her that without authenticity, your brand's story won't have an impact...

By Cindy-Lee Minnaar 3 days ago

5 quick wins to re-invent Africa's health systems

Since the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed on the continent in February 2020, the response, led by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has been commendable. Governments moved quickly to institute public health measures to curb its spread...

By Rachel Ndirangu & Rosemarie Muganda-Onyando 3 days ago

Pure Zone: 'Stick on' hygiene that inhibits the development of bacteria and coronaviruses

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, citizens of the world have been forced to become more hygiene conscious. And an innovative new product called Pure Zone is now adding an extra layer of protection to surfaces all over South Africa and the world...

Issued by Pure Clean Zone 3 days ago

Why Kenya's pro-poor health financing reforms miss their mark

Kenya has made several reforms in recent years intended to expand health service coverage to a wider population, and with a specific focus on the poor, and to reduce financial hardship due to healthcare costs...

By Edwine Barasa & Evelyn Kabia 23 Oct 2020

How Covid-19 changed community engagement in South Africa's low income areas

Covid-19 has radically changed South African lives. Low-income communities have been particularly hard hit by the strict lockdown rules. Many are facing a loss of income, food insecurities and in infection control due to the absence of individual water taps and toilets...

By Myrna van Pinxteren & Christopher J Colvin 22 Oct 2020

Is reaching zero Covid-19 possible?

Most scientists agree that stringent control measures, involving efficient contact tracing, testing and isolation, together with social distancing and mask wearing, are required to limit the spread of SARS-CoV-2. South Korea, Taiwan, China and New Zealand have all successfully used these approaches to suppress the virus...

By Kingston Mills 22 Oct 2020

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