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    #BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

    What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

    14 Dec 2020

    Why can't Africa manufacture the medicines it needs?

    The Covid-19 pandemic exposed Africa's inadequate capabilities and capacity to manufacture and supply essential drugs and personal protective equipment (PPEs) needed to curb the disease...

    By Janet Byaruhanga 28 Sep 2020

    #BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare

    We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

    17 Dec 2019

    Using nanomedicine to fight TB

    Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases. It's massive, it's tricky, and treatment can be exhausting (and toxic). But there may be new hope for TB treatment on the horizon: nanomedicine.

    By Nicklaus Kruger 6 Dec 2019

    ARV breakthrough: trial in South Africa confirms effectiveness of new drug

    A new antiretroviral drug regimen has been given the go-ahead by the World Health Organisation. This follows the preliminary results from studies that include an ongoing trial in South Africa...

    By Michelle Moorhouse & Willem Daniel Francois Venter 29 Nov 2019

    6 pharmacy retail trends to watch in 2020

    Global pharmaceutical sales are predicted to reach $1567.80 billion by 2023...

    By Eben Esterhuizen 18 Nov 2019

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

    Ebola one year on: the wins, the setbacks, and the way forward

    The last five years have witnessed the two biggest outbreaks of Ebola, first in West Africa and currently in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

    By Shirin Ashraf & Emma Thomson 30 Sep 2019

    Antimalarials less effective in malnourished children

    The most-prescribed antimalarial drug is less effective in severely malnourished children, a University of Cape Town study shows...

    16 Aug 2019

    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

    Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

    R18m donation for African-centric medicine research

    An R18m donation from an alumnus will go towards research into African-centric medicines for infectious diseases at the University of Cape Town (UCT) Drug Discovery and Development Centre, H3D...

    28 Jun 2019

    The three big studies pushing at the frontiers of HIV prevention

    There are an estimated 5,000 new HIV transmissions every day. Around 70% of the 37-million people living with HIV globally are in sub-Saharan Africa...

    By Glenda Gray 14 Jun 2019

    What the US could learn about vaccination from Nigeria

    To consider that Nigeria, infamous for anti-vaxx campaigns leading to polio outbreaks, has any lessons for Americans may be shocking...

    By Shobana Shankar 7 Jun 2019

    Decolonising healthcare

    Colonialism's influence is everywhere from board rooms in Geneva, Switzerland, to Ebola treatment wards in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

    6 Jun 2019



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