The incidence and prevalence of stroke victims is increasing and remains the third leading cause of death in the Western Cape.
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The CEO and Country President of Novartis South Africa explains how unhealthy habits, such as excessive salt intake, are responsible for hypertension.
On World Hypertension Day South Africans are urged to get tested and know their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose numbers.
Head of Underwriting at Hollard Life, Hayley Taylor, discusses how lifestyle conditions could have long-term implications on insurance premiums.
The Head of the Novartis Foundation, Dr Ann Aerts, sat down to talk about the impact of rapid urbanisation on health, such as non-communicable diseases.
Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, has launched the 2017 First Things First campaign in the Western Cape.
CEO of Pharma Dynamics, Erik Roos, explains how substituting brand-name prescription medication for generics could save millions of rands.
The Praekelt Foundation launched a new chatbot for Facebook Messenger to provide expectant and new mothers with a more affordable way to access MomConnect.
Stats SA, together with SAMRC, has initiated the South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 2016 (SADHS 2016) on behalf of the NDoH.
The HIVSA Anova Health Family Wellness Day aims to normalise HIV and HIV testing and counselling and encourage more South Africans to get tested.
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa has teamed up with World Vision South Africa to improve access to quality healthcare in the Eastern Cape.