infant mortality

Decrease in infant mortality in South Africa

There has been a drop in the infant mortality rate in South Africa, according to the Institute of Race Relations. It has found that with the roll out social grants, the rise in immunisations and the decrease in severe child malnutrition, more babies and children under a year old are surviving.

Hollard commits to South African children

Hollard thumbThrough its foundation, the Hollard group has helped to set up paediatric theatres in Eastern Cape that are helping to save the lives of sick children. It has also committed funds and resources to other early childhood development initiatives in other parts of the country.

Ericsson ICT city index ranks Johannesburg first in Africa

South African city Johannesburg leads other African countries in international communications company Ericsson’s 2014 Networked Society City Index despite slipping a few places. The index measures how 40 global cities leverage ICT to solve the social, environmental and economic challenges that they face.

Ericsson ICT city index ranks Johannesburg first in Africa

South African city Johannesburg leads other African countries in international communications company Ericsson’s 2014 Networked Society City Index despite slipping a few places. The index measures how 40 global cities leverage ICT to solve the social, environmental and economic challenges that they face.

Young Africans focus on saving

Investment, education and savings beat flashy consumer goods on the list of priorities for Africans, the Barclays Africa Prosper Report finds. Africa's young and emerging middle-class is on the path to prosperity, and they are focusing on what will help them to progress rather than on what will make the neighbours notice.

Young Africans focus on saving

Investment, education and savings beat flashy consumer goods on the list of priorities for Africans, the Barclays Africa Prosper Report finds. Africa's young and emerging middle-class is on the path to prosperity, and they are focusing on what will help them to progress rather than on what will make the neighbours notice.

South Africa to host 21st International Aids Conference

Delegates at the 21st International Aids Conference to be held in Durban from 17 to 22 July 2016 will, among other issues, discuss successes and challenges in combating the Aids epidemic.

South Africa to host 21st International Aids Conference

Delegates at the 21st International Aids Conference to be held in Durban from 17 to 22 July 2016 will, among other issues, discuss successes and challenges in combating the Aids epidemic.

Wind-up heart rate monitor will help save Africa’s babies

A unique clinical innovation developed by South African non-profit PowerFree Education Technology aimed at helping to curb high rates of infant mortality across Africa is being fine tuned and commercialised through a partnership with global technology firm Royal Philips.

Wind-up heart rate monitor will help save Africa’s babies

A unique clinical innovation developed by South African non-profit PowerFree Education Technology aimed at helping to curb high rates of infant mortality across Africa is being fine tuned and commercialised through a partnership with global technology firm Royal Philips.