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Meet Pharmacist Alwyn Immerman who is driven by his passion to give back and is uplifting his commumity with the assistance of his four-legged furry friend Humphrey. At 72 years old, Umhlanga-based Pharmacist Alwyn Immerman has served his community for over 50 years.  And his four-legged, furry assistant Humphrey has been a…
Schizophrenia affects nearly 1 in every 100 people.1 Healthcare professionals are constantly researching ways to deal with this relatively misunderstood disorder as many people living with schizophrenia and their caregivers  always look for help with the stifling symptoms. Healthcare professionals agree that early intervention is crucial to assisting people living…
What is inflammation? According to Harvard Medical School, inflammation is your body’s way of fighting against things that could harm it, such as infections, injuries, and toxins, in order to heal itself. When something damages your cells, your body releases chemicals that trigger a response from your immune system, which…
Mitigating the risk of Covid-19 spread while complying with government regulations is the biggest challenge facing South African companies right now. June 2020 - The Coronavirus pandemic has come at a terrible cost for the South African economy as companies face bankruptcy and many are left jobless. As companies return to…
Family therapy is relationship therapy because it deals with the family members not as individuals, but in the context of their relationships. For me, family therapy is seen from a relational perspective. It does not isolate one family member as “the problem”. Often in a family one member may be labelled…
June 2020 - Landlords and business owners are facing new uncertainties everyday due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Chief among these anxieties is how they are required to adapt interiors and buildings to comply with new international regulations. Dr Maria Neira of the World Health Organisation put it eloquently when she said,…
Thursday, 11 June 2020 09:18

Pioneer Foods acquire Active Contact Tracing

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Pioneer Foods pledge to keep their employees and business safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Active Contact Tracing offers a COVID-19 solution that involves a wearable proximity meter. The data is available to view on a user-friendly online dashboard and provides important data to employees and managers. When a staff member…
Meet Doctor John Michell who serves the communities in the rugged landscape near Mqanduli and Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape.  John is always willing to go above and beyond despite the risk and this is why the local community call him a hero and an angel. While Michell pioneered blood donation at the…
Caring Engen fuel retailers from Johannesburg and Tshwane have completed another delivery of food hampers to Diepsloot families, taking their total deliveries of basic necessities over the course of the national lockdown to 6 350. A final delivery of 350 food parcels and other essential items was delivered to the elderly and…
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA, 31 May 2020 – During Mental Health Awareness week this month, Mercy Ships South Africa highlighted the charity’s support for the mental health and well-being of caregivers during the pandemic. “This is a critical time to support both the mental, emotional as well as physical health…
Genetic testing helps explain the strengths and weaknesses of each person’s immune system If you, like many people are wondering whether you are susceptible to the coronavirus, you are not alone. It is normal to assume that everyone who is exposed to a particular virus catches the disease. However, did you…
Viome and Next Biosciences take personalised health to new levels with South Africa's first Microbiome Gut Intelligence® Test Science shows there is a clear link between an individual’s gut microbiome and his or her overall health, as well as being strongly linked to most chronic diseases. To empower consumers, Next Biosciences, a…

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