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On the 27 June 2018, Boitumelo Ngidi (5) from the Mpophomeni Township, in Howick, Kwazulu Natal, was playing with her younger brother Quintin (2), when she accidentally fell backwards into a bath of boiling hot water. Boitumelo was then pulled out of the water by her mum, Nonhlanhla (29) and…
Thursday, 20 September 2018 16:25

Bianca Ackhurst on the Road to Recovery after GBD Diagnosis

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On the 16 August 2018, Bianca Ackhurst (22) was transferred to the South Rand Rehabilitation Centre in The Hill, Johannesburg to continue her fight against Guillain-Barré Disease, an extremely rare autoimmune disorder that left her paralyzed at the beginning of July. “Bianca’s condition is improving daily and she is at…
Thursday, 20 September 2018 16:12

ATTACK ON EFC STAR SIBUSISO MDOKO

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Cape Town, South Africa – The highly esteemed EFC athlete Sibusiso Mdoko was attacked in a vicious car-jacking attempt in the Cape Town suburb of Dunoon on Sunday, 02 September. Mdoko was set upon by multiple assailants with knives and broken bottles. They attempted to steal his car and gain…
Around 2000 children are born with clubfoot in South Africa every year. Children born with clubfoot are unable to walk, run or play due their feet being rotated inwards or downwards or legs being unequal lengths. Left untreated, the child will live a life of disability, and face further psychological…
With more than 90% of South African dentists working in the private sector, treating only 16% of the population (those who are covered by some form of health insurance), most South Africans are forced to look to the public sector for their healthcare needs. “Unfortunately, the public sector is under…
Clicks store staff and management visited Wentworth Angels in Durban and assisted them by provided home, toiletry and baby products. 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 community they serve. A…
Monday, 27 August 2018 16:21

Recorded Live Births

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The births and Deaths registration Amendment Act (Act No. 18 of 2010) regulates that registration of birth must be within 30 days after birth has occurred PRETORIA, South Africa, August 27, 2018/ -- The Recorded live births, 2017 report released by Statistics South Africa today shows that a total of…
The Fibroids Treatment that offers an alternative to surgical treatment of fibroids A minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of symptomatic fibroids is available in South Africa through the Fibroid Care initiative. The treatment is only offered in select parts of the region and is still relatively new in the…
Clicks store staff and management visited Tembisa Child and Family Welfare Society in Tembisa, Gauteng on August 17th and assisted them by donating R5000 worth of Clicks products including baby formula, nappies and toiletries. This forms part of Clicks 50th birthday and is one of 50 charitable causes identified by Clicks staff…
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…

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