Category: Health

SA corporates boost community food gardens

Food gardens are growing fast thanks to partnerships between corporate South Africa and organisations like Food and Trees for Africa, making a significant difference in the lives of thousands of families. With the myriad challenges experienced in getting food to…

Health consequences for those residing near waste disposal sites

Study reveals serious Health Consequences for those living near Waste Disposal sites A group of international scientists collaborating on a study found that people residing close to waste disposal sites reported a number of chronic clinical conditions. Further, the study…

Care e-book to help youth cope with Covid-19 Lockdown

Honoris United Universities, whose subsidiaries in SA include higher education institution REGENT Business School and MANCOSA, has in conjunction with the Moroccan charity Sourire de Reda, which works to alleviate the silent pain of young people, published “My Care”, a…

ACSA implements extensive health and safety measures at airports

AIRPORTS COMPANY SOUTH AFRICA HAS IMPLEMENTED EXTENSIVE HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES AT REOPENED AIRPORTS BEDFORDVIEW, 2 June 2020 – Airports Company South Africa has put in place extensive physical measures, standard operating procedures and staff training necessary to give effect…

Local underwear brand partners with local charities to supply the basics in Covid prevention

As we have headed into the next phase of lockdown, level 4, masks have fast become South African’s most sought-after garment. Ninian & Lester, using their global underwear brand, Jockey, had shifted their short-term focus and expertise, to manufacturing face…

Covid19 Charity Drive

Through a joint collaboration with community leaders, the Devmco Group has fed thousands during the Covid-19 pandemic, and as the weeks go on so do their efforts. Through the goodwill initiative, they have managed to provide meals and hampers to…

THE SUNFLOWER FUND JOINS FORCES WITH DKMS, THE LARGEST NETWORK OF STEM CELL DONOR CENTERS IN THE WORLD

To provide as many patients with different forms of blood disorders with a second chance at life the non-profit organisations formed a partnership and will collaborate as “The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS.” [Cape Town, 28 May 2020] Cancer is…

SARLA Teams Up With SPAR For Charity

The South African Rugby Legends Association (SARLA) is challenging its members and supporters to join the #SPARdonate COVID Challenge in aid of under-privileged South African communities in need. The challenge is simple, and anyone can do it. Just take a…

MANCOSA provides protection for Covid’s frontline soldiers

With the coronavirus putting severe strain on health and nutrition, private higher education institution MANCOSA has distributed thousands of packs of personal protective equipment (PPE) to safeguard healthcare workers and food hampers for the poor. As the government battles the…

Tea can lower anxiety to improve mental and physical health during COVID-19 pandemic

Every society across the globe is being impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, with the effects being felt across every sector of life. The heightened levels of anxiety – whether conscious or not – are detrimental to health and wellbeing, impacting…

First Group makes a clean sweep of the Coronavirus

As leaders in the hospitality industry, First Group Hotels & Resorts are redefining their response to COVID-19 in an effort to transform every resort and hotel into a COVID-safe zone so that guests can enjoy an even cleaner, safer, germ-free…

ShadowBall boosts immunity while raising funds

An innovative half a rugby ball has paired up with online fitness and health supplement partners to help feed one hundred families in need during the Covid-19 crisis. Backed by Springbok players and dubbed “Rise to the Challenge”, a percentage…

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