News – Awareness
Posted on: 1 July 2014
Remarkable financial and political efforts have been focused on the reduction of child mortality during the past few decades.
Posted on: 24 June 2014
Mobile health is evolving as a valuable tool to advance healthcare in areas of limited access to health services.
Posted on: 31 October 2013
South Africa is undergoing a rapid epidemiological transition and has the highest prevalence of obesity in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with black women being the most affected (obesity prevalence 31.8%). Although genetic factors are important, socio-cultural, environmental and behavioural factors and the influence of socio-economic status are more likely to explain the high prevalence of obesity.
Posted on: 19 March 2010
The Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit partnered with Adcock Ingram, through its generics portfolio team, to host workshops on disease management and healthy eating cooking demonstrations for heart disease patients at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital.
Posted on: 28 January 2010
Although cardiovascular disease and its major component, heart disease, exists in epidemic proportions in Western developed countries, it is also an increasing problem in Africa, contributing to significant morbidity and premature mortality in vulnerable populations.