health

Brand South Africa calls on citizens to get tested for HIV this World AIDS...

Johannesburg, Saturday 01 December 2018 – This World AIDS Day – Brand South Africa encourages all citizens to play their part and get tested...

UNDP Report shows that South Africans are enjoying a longer and healthier life

Johannesburg, Tuesday 18 September 2018 -  Brand South Africa welcomes South Africa’s improvement in the 2018 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report...

Cape Town comes out tops as the fittest city

An active nation is a healthy nation! Findings from the Discovery Health’s latest Fittest City Index have indicated the fitness habits of South Africans...

Shamila Ramjawan: global leader

The founder of Famram Solutions has been recognised for her work in keeping rural girls and young women in schools, by the Centre for...

Project Playground gives children and youth better life opportunities

Project Playground gives children and youth better life opportunities through meaningful spare time activities.  Phindi Maduna Brand South Africa recently attended a fundraising event that the...

Medical aid and health complaints

Got a problem with your medical scheme, hospital, doctor, dentist, nurse, pharmacist or optometrist? Here's where to go for advice and complaints - including how to find your nearest private hospital or trauma centre, or get information on treatment costs and scale of benefits.

Cookbook celebrates South Africa’s culinary heritage

South African chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu is taking local cuisine to the world with the release of her new cookbook, Through the Eyes of an...

Gift of the Givers: 25 years of philanthropy: Ahmed Bham

In a series of five articles, we share stories from Gift of the Givers volunteers in their own words as the organisation marks its...

Minibus therapy takes life skills counselling on the road

Innovative psychologist Banetsi Mphunga campaigns to break the stigma around mental health issues and take the anxiety out of therapy using a minibus taxi...

Kenyan schoolgirls create female health app for Google

Five Kenyan teenagers, aged 15 to 17, have been selected to take part in the Google Technovation software development competition. Their innovative app design...