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Clicks store staff and management visited Amari School for the mentally handicapped in Welkom on 7 August and assisted them by donating medical supplies and toiletries. This forms part of Clicks 50th birthday and is one of 50 charitable causes identified by Clicks staff nationwide as their way of giving back to the…
Johannesburg 25 July 2018: Unitaid, the MTV Staying Alive Foundation (MTV SAF) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine today announced a three-year partnership to introduce and evaluate storylines on HIV innovation, including HIV self-testing and preventive drugs (PrEP) into the award-winning drama series MTV Shuga. The programme is designed to help millions of…
Female learners at Zinqobele Secondary School in Empangeni, Durban were thrilled to receive a visit from Clicks senior management, who handed over free washable, reusable sanitary pads as part of the health and beauty retailer’s 50th birthday celebrations.“We recognise that in order to make a meaningful difference in our society, we need to…
The appointment of qualified permanent people within these positions will ensure that the hospital achieves its strategic goal and delivers quality services PRETORIA, South Africa, August 1, 2018/ -- The Select Committee on Social Services has welcomed the fact that the Alfred Nzula District Hospital in Trompsburg has finally been…
Thursday, 02 August 2018 12:35

Limpopo sets breastfeeding precedent

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Studies indicate that 69% of mothers breastfeed their babies at birth, but this falls to 23% after just six weeks*. One of the reasons for this is that when new mothers return to work they often stop breastfeeding as they don’t feel as though they have the facilities or support…
Female learners at Mothelesi Secondary School in Taung were thrilled to receive a visit from Clicks senior management, who handed over free washable, reusable sanitary pads as part of the health and beauty retailer’s 50th birthday celebrations. “We recognise that in order to make a meaningful difference in our society, we need…
The Limpopo MEC of Health, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, and the South African Breastmilk Reserve (SABR), in partnership with sponsor Sostieni and the South African Civil Society for Women’s Adolescent’s and Children’s health, will launch the Limpopo Department of Health’s newly revamped staff breastfeeding and expressing room at the Department of…
Johannesburg, South Africa, 21 July 2018 – Herbalife Nutrition South Africa has announced an exciting addition to its targeted nutrition range of products, Pro-Core.   Pro-Core is a water mixable drink powder, formulated with a unique complex of ingredients especially designed for everyday support. Its key active ingredient is Epicorâ, a yeast-based fermentate. …
Fibroid Embolisation available through parts of sub-Saharan Africa Fibroid Embolisation is a relatively new minimally invasive procedure that treats the occurrence of fibroids in the uterus. This is conducted through the femoral artery in the groin or the radial artery in the wrist. This treatment is gaining momentum throughout South…
Prostate Artery Embolisation relieves urinary symptoms of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia By the age of 60, most men will have suffered from the symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) which is widely known as an enlarged prostate. These symptoms include difficulty starting the urinary stream, frequent urination particularly at night and…
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 15:22

The Real Power Behind Successful Addiction Recovery

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Recovery Direct is one of the most exclusive psychological and addiction treatment centres in South Africa. Nestling in a quiet Constantia road, flanked by rolling vineyards, ancient oaks and the breath-taking grandeur of the Constantiaberg mountains, the centre offers a perfect and tranquil environment for recovery. Stunning multi-functional suites, each…
Brackenhurst resident, Bianca Ackhurst (22) was admitted to Netcare Clinton Hospital Intensive Care Unit in Alberton after experiencing flu-like symptoms and “Tingling” in her fingers and toes on the 3rd of July. In a few short days, Bianca went from the bubbly and energetic personality her family and friends know…

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