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Cornerstone of NHI taken down in court Solidarity has succeeded in taking down one of the major cornerstones of the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI). This came after the North Gauteng High Court declared sections 36 to 40 of the National Health Act unconstitutional, with costs. According to Solidarity, the state’s goal with these sections...
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  The Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE) – administered by the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) in Durban, South Africa –  has been awarded $5 million USD to create a new scientific network – including SANTHE’s partner institutions based in 8 African countries – to focus- on vaccine research and development and...
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WHAT’S KALAHARI SALT DOING IN THE USA? ORYX DESERT SALT BRINGING THE HEART OF THE KALAHARI TO WHOLE FOODS, USA After many years of growing the brand locally and internationally, in October 2021, Oryx Desert Salt will be one of the few South African brands to land on Whole Foods Market shelves in the USA....
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CAPE TOWN IS TRAVEL + LEISURE’S NO. 1 CITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA South Africa, 13 September 2021: According to the 2021 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, Cape Town remains such a wildly popular destination with international travellers that it was voted the number one city in the Middle East and Africa. Travel + Leisure is one of the biggest...
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Truck Drivers roll up their sleeves to get vaccinated at Engen Highveld 1-Stop    Engen is again helping to bring health to the front seat for our country’s truck drivers, this time by providing them with easy access to the Covid-19 vaccine.     In partnership with the Road Freight Association (RFA), Trucking Wellness, and...
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“Honestly? I don’t like fighting. For months and months we tried peaceful, pleasant talks about how difficult it is to live with Type 1 diabetes, and how diabetes tech could change our lives – but that didn’t work!” explains Bridget McNulty, Type 1 diabetic and co-founder of Sweet Life Diabetes Community. “What did work was...
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The Department of Health in South Africa aims to vaccinate 40m people by the end of the year. In order to be effective, each person requires 2 doses of the vaccine, resulting in a need for ~80m doses. As of 15 Jan 2021, the government has secured 20m doses. (http://bit.ly/3oTDwRu, http://bit.ly/35NchQX)
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South African-developed organic hand sanitiser unearthed as a safer, healthier alternative The arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic forced many businesses to pivot, seeking new avenues as a means of survival. For Purifi Organic Fresh, the decision to manufacture hand sanitisers and surface disinfectants was simply the natural progression, allowing the team to harness 17 years...
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A second Covid-19 vaccine showing great promise is under trial in South Africa. Novavax says its vaccine could begin the final stage of testing by September. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is giving about R250m to help support its roll out in SA. Dr Shabir Madhi, a vaccinology professor at University of the Witwatersrand, who will...
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The Universal Healthcare Foundation Thuma Mina moment as professionals step forward to address the COVID-19 crisis Blueprints for Cecilia Makiwane Gallagher Critical Care Hospital ready and waiting Thursday, 4 June 2020 Eighty professionals have stepped forward as volunteers to bring one of SA’s most ambitious COVID-19 critical care projects to fruition. The team comprising actuaries,...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'