Health & Wellbeing
A keyhole procedure to repair a diaphragmatic hernia, a congenital defect in the diaphragm, was successfully performed on a newborn baby at Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital in Cape Town, Western Cape.
As the world observes the 30th annual World AIDS Day, the Democratic Alliance (DA) would like to call on all South Africans to take a moment to remember all of the countless South Africans who have sadly lost their lives in the fight against this epidemic.
The SANDF commemorates World AIDS Day 2018, by hosting an annual awareness campaign aimed at educating, and availing an opportunity for the public to learn more about this pandemic.
The AfriForum branch in Vryburg, North West had the town’s drinking water tested by a laboratory after various residents expressed their concern over the quality of the water.
The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today announced that a randomized control trial has begun to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of drugs used in the treatment of Ebola patients. The trial is the first-ever multi drug trial for an Ebola treatment.
‘Superbugs’, or multi-drug resistant organisms, are a fast-progressing problem that could threaten the effectiveness of the antibiotics we rely on to treat bacterial infections within a matter of decades.