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International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) is observed globally on 11 October. The theme of 2018 is ‘With Her: A Skilled GirlForce’ and the United Nations (UN) will be advocating for equal rights for girls and a chance for a better education.  In recognition of the day, the largest…
The Minister therefore calls on all South Africans to consider, to reach out, and to support young women emotionally, economically, and through as many other means as possible PRETORIA, South Africa, October 10, 2018/ -- The Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Minister Bathabile Dlamini, has called on all…
Engen Driver Wellness once again brings health to the front seat for truck drivers by providing them with free health screenings. As part of National Transport month, Engen officially launched the annual programme on 1 October.Running for its seventh year, Engen Driver Wellness will reach 19 sites in four provinces during October. Truck…
Engen Driver Wellness once again brings health to the front seat for truck drivers by providing them with free health screenings.As part of National Transport month, Engen officially launched the annual programme on 1 October. Running for its seventh year, Engen Driver Wellness will reach 19 sites in four provinces…
Bed King’s Comfort Solutions Lab® is now available at every Bed King store throughout South Africa. This unique engineering and technology breakthrough uses advanced pressure mapping technology to identify your unique comfort and support needs based on your own body type and preferred sleeping position. Cape Town, Western Cape, October…
Hello World: Look Who’s Growing book launch. Saturday, 7 October. The much-anticipated next edition of the Hello World series, by Dr Diana Du Plessis is launching on Saturday, 7 October in Linden  [Linden, Johannesburg, October 7]  Dr Diana Du Plessis and her co-authors; Aneke Grobler, Rebecca Coetzee and Marlize Visser…
Marie Stopes South Africa launched their newly refurbished women’s healthcare centre at Ghandi Square in Central Johannesburg with the aim of empowering women with the freedom to have children by choice, not chance. To open the launch event, Marie Stopes staff members broke out into song which enhanced the welcoming…
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…

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