21.9.2019 09:49 am
While it’s too soon to be confident, a vaccine originally tested in Thailand has shown promising early results.
An HIV vaccine candidate — initially tested in Thailand, where it had modest effects — has shown potential in a study in South Africa.
Magnezix technology involves replacing titanium implants with magnesium ones, which fuse to the bone.
‘In light of what has been happening in South Africa, we stand with our African brothers and sisters,’ KZN health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu said.
The charity drive was done in a modified VW Beetle, better known as the Boikanyo Bug, across Africa and Europe.
Many of the reported illnesses involved vaping devices – including cannabis products – that contain vitamin E acetate, an oil derived from vitamin E that can be dangerous if inhaled.
The guidelines come after the deaths of young women in South Africa – all acts of gender-based violence.
Gauteng health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku says NHI will help the department buy more MRI machines.
‘If implemented in a fiscally responsible, transparent and accountable way, the NHI would turn SA’s crumbling public health system around.’
Smoking is the cause of about 22% of cancer deaths.
The department’s implementation of NHI will offer traditional healers an opportunity to participate in the government consultations.
Sebokeng, Mamelodi, Weskoppies, Tambo Memorial, Jubilee, Heidelburg, and Bronkhorspruit, among others, do not have permanent CEOs.
Dr Bandile Masuku says the safety of both staff and patients is a key focus area for the department.
Gauteng health MEC spokesperson Kwara Kekana said a key focus is dealing with Occupational Health and Safety compliance.