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Infographic: 10 things to know about TB

Since the discovery of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) in 1882, 24 March has been observed as World TB Day. We gather facts...

South African entrepreneurs talk about making eco-friendly products

Several small business owners made a conscious decision to produce non-toxic and biodegradable products. Here's their why. Melissa Javan Her passion for the environment and making...

African scientists make headway in grasping persistent TB bacteria

With more than one million people being diagnosed with drug-resistant tuberculosis each year, it has become difficult to fight the disease. But Africa’s scientists are making progress by targeting bacteria using techniques that have never been applied to TB research.

African scientists make headway in grasping persistent TB bacteria

With more than one million people being diagnosed with drug-resistant tuberculosis each year, it has become difficult to fight the disease. But Africa’s scientists are making progress by targeting bacteria using techniques that have never been applied to TB research.

Anglo pledges R15m for occupational health Chair at Wits

The Anglo American Endowed Chair in Occupational Hygiene at the Wits School of Public Health will work to decrease employee exposure to dust, noise and other health hazards in mining.

Anglo pledges R15m for occupational health Chair at Wits

The Anglo American Endowed Chair in Occupational Hygiene at the Wits School of Public Health will work to decrease employee exposure to dust, noise and other health hazards in mining.

SA scientists helping to develop ‘game-changing’ TB drug

South African scientists are part of an international research group that is on track to deliver more effective, less expensive and shorter TB treatment - and one which also has the potential to cure multi-drug-resistant TB - using a new combination of drugs.

SA scientists helping to develop ‘game-changing’ TB drug

South African scientists are part of an international research group that is on track to deliver more effective, less expensive and shorter TB treatment - and one which also has the potential to cure multi-drug-resistant TB - using a new combination of drugs.

Toilet extraction system is a world first

A South African innovation is a world first. The Hygizone extraction system removes odours and bacteria directly from the toilet, making sanitation more hygienic and reducing reliance on ordinary cleaners and air fresheners. It's good for the world, your health, and your nose.

Cleaner water for Cape Town bathers

The City of Cape Town has launched a year-long pilot project to improve the quality of storm water running into the sea at three of its popular bathing areas.
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