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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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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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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'