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News South Africa » Health: Former South African Health Head Grilled at #Esidimeni Hearings

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00058359.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Former Gauteng health MEC Qedani Mahlangu has taken the stand to testify at the Life Esidimeni Arbitration Hearings and to answer to the families of the 143 mental health patients who died after they were moved from the Life Esidimeni facility to 27 ...

News South Africa » Health: South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

News channel or source: http://www.sunherald.com/news/health/article196089624.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Many of his compositions were about the struggle for majority rule and full democratic rights in South Africa. Masekela's catchy composition ... cancel his professional commitments to focus on his health. He said he started treatment after doctors found ...

News South Africa » Health: South Africa responding to largest-ever Listeria outbreak – UN health agency

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58414
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

12 January 2018 – What is believed to be the largest-ever outbreak of the bacterial disease Listeriosis – or Listeria – has left more than 60 people dead across South Africa, with nearly 750 confirmed cases, the United Nation’s health agency said ...

News South Africa » Health: Foods from South Africa under FDA scrutiny; public caution urged

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/health/Foods-from-South-Africa-under-FDA-scrutiny-public-caution-urged-616649
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

The Ministry of Health says following an outbreak of a food-based disease in South Africa, foods from that country have been put under scrutiny. According to the Ministry, dairy products, fruits and vegetables coming from South Africa into Ghana are being ...

News South Africa » Health: TAC pledges to hold political leaders accountable for public 'health crisis'

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/south-africa/tac-pledges-to-hold-political-leaders-accountable-for-public-health-crisis
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

CAPE TOWN - South Africa's public healthcare system continues to be in crisis ... There were rising rates of drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) - the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated 19,000 cases in 2016, up from 7350 in 2007 – and there were ...

News South Africa » Health: GLOBALHealthPR Partners with F/NE, South Africa's Leading Independent Health Communications Consultancy, Enhancing Network's Capabilities in Africa

News channel or source: http://www.consumerelectronicsnet.com/article/GLOBALHealthPR-Partners-with-F/NE-South-Africas-Leading-Independent-Health-Communications-Consultancy-Enhancing-Networks-Capabilities-in-Africa-5243974
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GLOBALHealthPR ®, the largest independent health and science communications agency partnership worldwide, today welcomed Johannesburg-based F/NE to its rapidly expanding global network. Founded more than ...

News South Africa » Health: Health Alert: Rwanda urges Ghana to ban food import from South Africa

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/01/11/health-alert-rwanda-urges-ghana-to-ban-food-import-from-south-africa/
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

The Republic of Rwanda is warning Ghana to ban the importation of some food products from South Africa to avert an outbreak of the Listeriosis disease. Rwanda has already placed a ban on the said food products from South Africa to avoid a spread of the ...

News South Africa » Health: South Africa facing largest listeriosis outbreak EVER as deadly disease kills 67

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/905858/plague-black-death-South-Africa-listeriosis-symptoms-disease-world-health-organisation
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

World Health Organisation (WHO) spokesman Christian Lindmeier ... more likely to get Listeriosis than other healthy adults,” according to Mr Lindmeier. South Africa has implemented some measures to stem listeriosis, such as making it a notifiable disease ...

News South Africa » Health: Life Esidimeni tragedy: ‘It’s not my fault’, claims former health MEC

News channel or source: https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/1791206/life-esidimeni-tragedy-its-not-my-fault-claims-former-health-mec/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu pointed fingers everywhere but at herself yesterday, despite a detailed apology to relatives of the 143 mental health patients who died after being transferred from Life Esidimeni to inadequate facilities. The long-awaited ...

News South Africa » Health: Health Alert: Foods from South Africa under FDA scrutiny; public caution urged

News channel or source: https://www.myjoyonline.com/lifestyle/2018/January-11th/health-alert-foods-from-south-africa-under-fda-scrutiny-public-caution-urged.php
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

The Ministry of Health says following an outbreak of a food-based disease in South Africa, foods from that country have been put under scrutiny. According to the Ministry, dairy products, fruits and vegetables coming from South Africa into Ghana are being ...