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Tackling South Africa’s current diabetes crisis

Tackling South Africa’s current diabetes crisis

  By Charndré Emma Kippie   KZN: most affected by diabetes Recent studies have indicated that the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the widespread influx of diagnosed diabetes cases in South Africa. Diabetes has been called a ‘silent killer’ as the earliest...
COVID Update: Third Shot’s A Charm?

COVID Update: Third Shot’s A Charm?

  By Charndré Emma Kippie   A decline in immunity protection It looks like Health workers in South Africa who have been vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (as per the Sisonke study) are likely to be eligible for another dose. It is said that...
The digital future of healthcare in SA

The digital future of healthcare in SA

    By Dr Ntombi Mutshekwane, Director, Boxfusion   The pandemic has heightened the demand for healthcare services across the globe. Locally, it has laid bare the challenges that plague the healthcare sector in South Africa. These include shortages of...
The PinkDrive: Leading the call to combat cancer in SA

The PinkDrive: Leading the call to combat cancer in SA

  By Charndré Emma Kippie   Raising Awareness is Key  PinkDrive NPC is a popular health sector NGO in South Africa which was launched back in 2009 by Noelene Kotschan. Kotschan and her team strongly believed that early detection would assist in prolonging...
Progressing Public Health in SA: Dr Thakgalo Thibela

Progressing Public Health in SA: Dr Thakgalo Thibela

  By Charndré Emma Kippie   Dr Thakgalo Thibela may be young, but has no fear at frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic in SA…   Currently completing her experiential learning at the Helen Joseph hospital, in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, Dr Thakgalo...