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Wunderman Thompson reveals The Future 100: 2022

Wunderman Thompson's 8th edition of The Future 100: 2022, their annual trend almanac that offers a snapshot of the year ahead through 100 original trend predictions across 10 sectors, has launched.

19 Jan 2022

Covid-19 update: Outbreak of worrying new IHU variant

A new variant of the Covid-19 virus has recently come to light.

7 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: The state of global mental healthcare at a crisis point

2022 will be the year in which mental health and emotional wellbeing will be brought to the fore, a trend which has been fueled by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, and which will continue to impact us as we enter the third year of living with the...

Katja HamiltonBy Katja Hamilton 6 Jan 2022

Source:  Lorenzo Jansen, who lost his sight when he had TB meningitis, touches Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s face in one of the paediatric wards at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town. Photo: Kim Cloete
World joins SA in bidding emotional farewell to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

The world bids an emotional farewell today to anti-apartheid hero, the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who was honoured by President Cyril Ramaphosa with a Category One funeral.

Katja HamiltonBy Katja Hamilton 1 Jan 2022

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Amendments to Covid-19 regulations gazetted

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has gazetted amendments to Adjusted Alert Level 1 Covid-19 regulations from midnight last night.

31 Dec 2021

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SA first: Tygerberg Hospital performs groundbreaking paediatric surgery

A team of highly skilled medical experts at Tygerberg Hospital (TBH) performed a complex and successful ex utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) for a rare fetal abnormality on Friday, 10 December 2021.

29 Dec 2021

Images credit: Lindsey Cyster, David Nel & Elvin Stoffels.
Air Mercy Service to the rescue

The Cape Town Western Cape Department of Health EMS/Air Mercy Service (AMS) rescue helicopter has been in huge demand this festive season, and continues to be the difference between life and death for holidaymakers taking to the mountains.

Katja HamiltonBy Katja Hamilton 28 Dec 2021

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome pledge $300m to combat Covid-19

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome Pledge US$300 Million to CEPI for COVID-19 Pandemic Response and to Accelerate Epidemic Preparedness

21 Jan 2022

Labat Africa ramps up cannabis retail expansion with new deals
Labat Africa ramps up cannabis retail expansion with new deals

Labat Africa, which aims to be the number one healthcare company in SA with a focus on medicinal cannabis, is diversifying its offerings through strategic acquisitions and retail expansion...

20 Jan 2022

Africa: the face of vaccine inequity

While the majority of the world's population has already received two doses of Covid-19 vaccines, only 7% of Africa's population has been immunised. Can WHO attain its goal to vaccinate 70% of all of the world's countries by mid-year?...

Katja HamiltonBy Katja Hamilton 19 Jan 2022

Combined Covid-19 and flu booster could be available within two years

Within two years, the world could have a combined Covid-19 and flu booster...

18 Jan 2022

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Londoners divided as Johnson drops Covid rules in England

Londoners have mixed views on an easing of coronavirus restrictions last week Wednesday (January 19) after British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson dropped Covid-19 measures introduced to curb the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in England.

1 day ago

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