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Rama reminds South Africa to eat a Good Breakfast during National Nutrition Week This year South Africa celebrates National Nutrition Week from 9 to 15 October as a joint initiative between the Department of Health, the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA), the Nutrition Society of South Africa (NSSA), the Heart and Stroke Foundation...
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ROOIBOS COULD BE THE ANTIDOTE TO SA’s POOR SLEEP HYGIENE According to research, South Africans don’t sleep enough, which is considered a major public health concern as it not only costs the economy billions as a result of lost productivity and motor vehicle accidents, it could also lead to a variety of health complications such...
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WeCAN campaign aims to boost Cansa funds Organisers of the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship have launched a new initiative to boost funds for the Cancer Association of South Africa when the event celebrates its 20th anniversary at Sun City this month. The cycling festival in the North-West Province has raised more than R3.6-million for Cansa since...
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Inyathelo secures R2 million funding to build NPO capacity  7 August 2017 South African NPOs (not for profit organisations) will continue to access vital advice and support from Inyathelo, the South African Institute for Advancement, thanks to a generous grant of US$150 000 (about R2 million) from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. This US philanthropic...
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Life-saving South African first offers lifeline to compromised babies Passion and innovation gives rise to groundbreaking local human milk bank technology Thursday, 3 August 2017, Following an 18-month collaborative project by a dedicated group of clinical and technical advisors under the leadership of neonatologist, Dr Ricky Dippenaar and Netcare’s human milk bank co-ordinator, Linda Pretorius,...
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The Maboneng Heart Institute: Netcare Sunninghill Hospital Media Statement  Youngest patient in Africa receives mechanical heart HVAD artificial heart saves life of five-year-old Newcastle boy Wednesday, 2 August 2017 A five-year-old boy from Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal has become the youngest patient on the African continent to undergo a lifesaving mechanical heart implantation. Mnotho Mndebele, who had...
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 Breastfeeding Rate Shoots Up By 357% A third of South African children under six months old are now exclusively breastfed. This represents a nearly five-fold increase over the last twenty years.* This massive shift is largely thanks to the combined efforts of breastfeeding advocates, healthcare providers and government. The South African Breastmilk Reserve (SABR) in...
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Celebrating Mandela’s legacy, one nutritious meal at a time with Oceana and Stop Hunger Now [Cape Town, 17 July] In commemoration of South Africa’s greatest statesman and the international day in his honour, Oceana Group, is directing considerable efforts to bolstering food security and eradicating hunger on a national scale. “The overarching objective of Mandela...
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SAB FOUNDATION AND HeePD ASSIST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES TO ENTER THE JOB MARKET [June 2017] The SAB Foundation has formed a partnership with HeePD (Hub Employment Ecosystems for People with Disabilities), with a contribution of R2 100 000. Launched in February 2017, HeePD seeks to benefit people with disabilities by creating a Hub ecosystem that provides employment,...
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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'