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SA’s medical tourism an untapped treasure-trove 15 January 2018 – Medical tourism is an avenue that is often overlooked when considering tourism in South Africa, even though it is set to grow globally at an estimated 15% annually. Research by SA Tourism indicates that foreign spending on medical care in South Africa has increased from R582m...
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Veteran pulmonologist honoured with Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award Netcare Greenacres Hospital Specialist with career spanning four decades recognised for contribution to medicine Thursday, 23 November 2017, Pulmonologist, Dr Luke Krige, this week received the Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award with Gold Medal in recognition of his contribution to the medical profession. The regional director of Netcare’s...
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 Add Hope raises R5.83M during World Hunger Month Every World Hunger Month, the Add Hope campaign raises awareness about hunger and malnutrition, encouraging an increase in donations which go to feed 120 000 children in need through partnerships with 137 local and national NGOs nationwide. During the month of October, including World Food Day on...
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NOVEMBER Is World Diabetes Month – 14 Nov is Diabetes Day! Every six seconds someone dies from diabetes – globally One in 11 adults has diabetes One in seven births is affected by gestational diabetes Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% of cases The total number of people with diabetes in Africa is expected to increase by...
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Relay Walk Raises Thousands for Cancer Research More than a thousand enthusiastic supporters descended on Idas Valley sports field this weekend (from Saturday evening till Sunday morning), to support cancer research. The event was arranged by CANSA’s Relay for Life Stellenbosch office and drew 1213 participants. “It was amazing to see the 47 teams of relay walkers tackle our...
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The Right Way to Adopt Adoption Body highlights Do’s & Don’ts on World Adoption Day 9 November 2017 marks World Adoption Day, a global day to raise awareness of adoption and celebrate family. The day is marked as an education opportunity to help support families in their adoption process, and is endorsed by ambassadors from all...
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Netcare Park Lane Hospital Johannesburg based women’s medical imaging centre achieves international MRI accreditation Highly specialised radiology centre advocates comprehensive approach to breast health Monday, 6 November 2017 – The radiology department at Netcare Park Lane Hospital in Johannesburg has been awarded international accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) by the American College of...
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Global award for heart valve invented in Cape Town October 2017 A team of dedicated heart surgeons, clinicians and medical engineers in Cape Town has perfected a heart valve that will save millions of young lives particularly in poor third world communities across the globe. The breakthrough comes on the eve of the 50th anniversary...
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Netcare’s 2017 blood donation challenge set to save over 13 000 lives Donating one pint of your blood can potentially save up to three lives Monday, 16 October 2017, As part of its national blood conservation programme, Netcare has hosted over 100 blood donation drives in its hospitals countrywide so far this year. In the...
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Showing hope is stronger than hunger this World Hunger Month Add Hope teams, NGO leaders, media and influencers gathered in Hillbrow today at NGO Mould, Empower, Serve (MES) to experience how hope is stronger than hunger this World Hunger Month. MES is one of 137 NGOs supported by Add Hope.  With World Hunger Month in October,...
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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'