US supports waiver of Covid-19 vaccine IP restrictions

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the US's support for a temporary and targeted waiver of intellectual property protections that apply to Covid-19 vaccines...

23 hours ago

#MarketingMasterminds: Gustav Praekelt discusses National Covid-19 WhatsApp Hotline

This month's Marketing Mastermind is Gustav Praekelt, founder and chairman of non-profit organisation, The Praekelt Foundation. He discusses the National Covid-19 WhatsApp Hotline...

Issued by Facebook 1 day ago

Will vaccines spur the business travel sector's recovery? Here are 5 things to consider

Reigniting business travel calls for the tourism and travel industry to consider what will work and what won't when it comes to Covid-19 vaccines and health passports...

1 day ago

World Hand Hygiene Day: Learn how to wash your hands and save lives

Practise effective hand hygiene to prevent infections by learning how to wash your hands properly with Bloom Financial Services and Health4Me...

Issued by Bloom Financial Services 1 day ago

Breaking news: 85% of healthcare professionals now want to liaise with representatives online!

In a world forever changed by the pandemic, pharmaceutical companies (pharma) have had to start communicating with healthcare professional (HCP) clients online. The latest statistics from global healthcare e-platform Veeva...

Issued by Cingulate 2 days ago

The World Health Organisation partnered with Ogilvy | Social.Lab South Africa to launch 'Vaccines Bring Us Closer' global campaign

Ogilvy Worldwide and Ogilvy | Social.Lab South Africa joined forces with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to celebrate World Immunisation Week...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 3 days ago

Pfizer vaccine hits SA shores

The country's vaccination programme on Sunday reached a welcomed milestone with Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announcing the arrival of the first batch of the Pfizer vaccination doses...

3 May 2021

Professor Abdool Karim appointed to WHO Science Council

Professor Salim Abdool Karim has been appointed to the newly formed World Health Organisation (WHO) Science Council...

30 Apr 2021

R4.8m Covid-19 contract declared unlawful

A R4.8 million contract awarded by the OR Tambo District Municipality to Phathilizwi Training Institute to conduct a Covid-19 door-to-door campaign has been declared unlawful and invalid by the Special Tribunal...

30 Apr 2021

One year into the pandemic: SA shows small signs of recovery on most fronts

The past year has been a traumatic one for many people. Encouragingly, however, overall distress levels are now at their lowest level since the start of the lockdown...

Issued by Ask Afrika 30 Apr 2021

Atter Pathology Services' Travel Pass from IATA opens the door for international flights to return

As the world moves to secure health passports to enable us to travel freely again, Atter Pathology Services' have joined forces with the International Air Transport Association, which represents 292 airlines to become their first African partner...

30 Apr 2021

Ghana's Covid-19 vaccine rollout is struggling to keep up with its great start

Ghana became the first country globally to receive a vaccine shipment from the Covax facility...

By Godfred Boafo 29 Apr 2021

Like their global compatriots, many South Africans remain fearful of Covid vaccines

According to latest results of the Ask Afrika Covid-19 Tracker study, misconceptions continue to be very prevalent with the most common of these being that the vaccine interacts with your DNA, causes side effects and contains the actual virus...

Issued by Ask Afrika 29 Apr 2021

Mboweni looks at Africa's post-Covid economic bounce back

The global economy has been gravely affected by the Covid19 pandemic. However, 2021 looks promising and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) indicates growth of around 6% this year...

28 Apr 2021

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