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Young reporters bring radio to life

The Youth Radio Awards - hosted by the Children's Radio Foundation to recognising the effort, passion and determination of young reporters at community radio stations across the countrys - were fittingly held in Cape Town on Youth Day.

Mama puts power in mom’s hands

South Africa is the second country in the world to introduce Mama, a mobile information service that improves the health care knowledge of pregnant women and new mothers.

Helping SA’s truckers stay healthy

Petroleum company Engen has teamed up with multi-partner organisation Trucking Wellness to launch its latest annual campaign to help South Africa's long-distance truck drivers maintain healthy lifestyles.

Bridging the public healthcare gap

Africa Health Placements is a non-profit organisation determined to support and enhance healthcare systems in South Africa by finding, placing and retaining healthcare workers in rural and underserved areas.
Men-only clinic opens in Cape Town

Brazil health plan adapted for South Africa

South Africa’s Department of Health has announced plans to establish teams in each of the country’s municipal districts to provide primary healthcare services, maternal and child support, as well as care for those affected by HIV/Aids and tuberculosis.
Boost for trucking wellness drive

Zuma address: South Africa wants job focus

An estimated 3.5-million South Africans will be glued to their television sets on the evening of 10 February 2011 as President Jacob Zuma delivers his annual state of the nation address. Citizens are hoping that this year’s speech will pay strong attention to job creation.
State of the Nation 2010

Universal healthcare plan on track

Work has begun to ensure that South Africa’s National Health Insurance scheme kicks in by 2012, so that quality, affordable healthcare becomes a reality for all.
South Africa in hospital spending spree

Soweto to get a second state hospital

Construction of Soweto’s second state hospital is back on track after being stalled for more than two years – this is welcome news for South Africa’s biggest township, whose existing healthcare system is under heavy pressure.
SA first with HIV kidney transplant

Discovery in Chinese acquisition

Discovery in Chinese acquisition

South African healthcare insurer Discovery has announced its intention to expand into China with the acquisition of a 24.99% stake in Ping An Health Insurance.
Public-private hospital for Port Alfred

State medical scheme makes strides

South Africa's Government Employees Medical Scheme has grown to more than 400 000 principal members since its launch in 2006, and now provides healthcare cover to over a million beneficiaries.


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