Category: Health

Private Hospitals Gear Up As Vaccination Sites For Healthcare Workers

Thirteen private hospitals have been added to the list of vaccination sites currently vaccinating frontline and at risk healthcare workers. This release provides the list, as well as the catchment facilities they will serve, and includes details of specific arrangements

Damen Shipyards Donates 4 000 Care Packages To Frontline Workers At Groote Schuur Hospital

As part of Damen Shipyard’s (DSCT) social and community responsibility initiative, DSCT has delivered 4000 care packages to the nursing staff at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. These packages are a small gesture of thanks to the

International Childhood Cancer Day (15 February): Early Detection Can Save Lives!

Of the 800 to 1 000 children that are diagnosed with cancer in South Africa each year, more than half tragically go undiagnosed. Dr Charlotte Ingram, Medical Director at the SA Bone Marrow Registry (SABMR) says SA has among the

Immunotherapy Medication Offers More Treatment Options For More Cancers – New Immunotherapy Treatment Covers A Range Of Cancer Indications

Worldwide cancer is the second leading cause of death with around one in six deaths due to cancer.1 In 2018, approximately 9.6 million people died due to cancer.1 In South Africa, the burden of cancer continues to grow with cancer (neoplasm) ranked