#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare
#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

Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton Birch
Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton Birch

One of the latest endeavours to emerge from South Africa's burgeoning cannabis industry is the launch of the Cheeba Cannabis Academy...

Ruth CooperBy Ruth Cooper 2 Dec 2020

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Prioritising wellness to retain young healthcare professionals

Doctors and healthcare workers in South Africa have been caught in the eye of the Covid-19 storm: we have actively fought as the frontline of defence to curb the spread of the virus, as well as continued to provide the best possible care we could to our patients...

26 Nov 2020

Honour the 'brave': Celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals
Honour the 'brave': Celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals

The 2020 Sponsors of Brave campaign - a partnership between Adcock Ingram OTC and News24 - aims to celebrate the unsung heroes and brave professionals in healthcare...

Issued by The SpaceStation 17 Nov 2020

2020 Cannabis Expo goes virtual
2020 Cannabis Expo goes virtual

The 2020 Cannabis Expo will be held virtually as the Cannabis Vexpo (virtual expo) from 26 to 28 November 2020...

16 Nov 2020

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Sports camera adapts well as surgical training tool

GoPro cameras are not just excellent for capturing high-speed sports, outdoor adventures activities and mind-blowing performances. They could also be used as an educational tool for surgery students...

16 Nov 2020

Dr Christina Johanna Grobler appointed as a member of the Professional Board for Medical Technology of the HPCSA
Dr Christina Johanna Grobler appointed as a member of the Professional Board for Medical Technology of the HPCSA

Dr Christina Johanna Grobler, fondly known as Christa, has been appointed by Dr Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Health, to serve as a member of the Professional Board for Medical Technology for a period of five years from 1 November 2020...

Issued by Vaal University of Technology 2 Nov 2020

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...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Affinity Health: How smoking may affect your surgery
Affinity Health: How smoking may affect your surgery

Smokers have a higher chance of surgery-related complications like heart attack, stroke, shock and death, says Affinity Health...

Issued by Affinity Health 20 Oct 2020

Health providers need to practise in error-proof environments as much as possible. GettyImages
Training can improve patient and health worker safety in sub-Saharan Africa

Medical technology has made great advances. Yet, patients are often harmed while receiving medical care. Globally four out of 10 patients are harmed in primary and outpatient care...

By Paul Kadetz, Abebe Bekele & Agnes Binagwaho 15 Oct 2020

Cheeba Cannabis Academy qualification is HPCSA-approved
Cheeba Cannabis Academy qualification is HPCSA-approved

The HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa) has accredited the Cheeba Cannabis Academy course for medical professionals to earn CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points...

Issued by Cheeba Cannabis Academy 8 Oct 2020

Don't miss this quality management webinar!
Don't miss this quality management webinar!

Only less than two weeks to go until Omnia Health Live Africa comes to your screens...

Issued by COHSASA 7 Oct 2020

Honour the 'brave': Celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals
Honour the 'brave': Celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals

Season 2 of 'Sponsors of Brave' is now open for nominations - calling all aspiring, current, or recently graduated and community service healthcare students boldly and bravely changing the world around them...

Issued by The SpaceStation 29 Sep 2020

It's a brave new (online) world... make your healthcare assets count
It's a brave new (online) world... make your healthcare assets count

Ensuring that your digital assets, such as websites, social media pages and blogs, are seen by your target market really matters. Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares valuable pointers on making...

Issued by Cingulate 29 Sep 2020

What is the difference between medical aid and health insurance?
What is the difference between medical aid and health insurance?

Learn the differences between health insurance and medical aid to help you make an informed decision about which cover would suit your particular needs best...

Issued by Bloom Financial Services 31 Aug 2020

Hidden Healthcare Heroes - apply for Henley scholarship
Hidden Healthcare Heroes - apply for Henley scholarship

Henley Business School Africa is calling for nominations for its Hidden Healthcare Heroes scholarship programme, which offers a number of full-fee scholarships for the Higher Certificate in Management Practice HCMP...

24 Aug 2020

DoH recruits nearly 2,400 interns
DoH recruits nearly 2,400 interns

In the biggest intern allocation programme in history, the Health Department has recruited close to 2,400 medical interns, as the country grapples with mounting Covid-19 cases and a struggling health system...

21 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Reflections from leading women in health in Africa
#WomensMonth: Reflections from leading women in health in Africa

Women leaders in the healthcare sector discussed possible solutions to drive gender equity, the need to achieve growth and foster innovation for better health outcomes across the continent as part of the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) 2020 Dialogues series.

19 Aug 2020

Some of the beneficiaries of Umthombo Youth Development Foundation
#BizUnity: NPO addresses healthcare staff shortages in rural hospitals

While there has always been an imbalance of professional healthcare workers and services between urban and rural communities, the Covid-19 pandemic has intensified this problem...

20 Jul 2020

Nurses attend the 2015 International Nurses’ Day celebrations in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Beyond Florence Nightingale: how African nurses have decolonised the profession

This year - 2020 - marks the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. It's therefore understandable that it's being marked as the year of the nurse and midwife...

By Timothy A Carey, Agnes Binagwaho & Judy Khanyola 10 Jul 2020



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