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Cape Town doctor sings for the children’s hospital

A Cape Town paediatric oncologist is using his music to raise funds for transformational initiatives at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital. Melissa Javan Dr...

Sea Harvest helps children in need

Red-Cross---thumbThrough Kids to Kids, the fishing company is raising funds to improve the intensive care unit at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, which serves children across Africa.

Children’s hospital pioneers new way to examine brain

redcross---thumbA medical team at the University of Cape Town have pioneered a new method to inspect a child's brain by using ultrasound. This can prevent exposure to harmful radiation, anaesthesia and surgery.

Celebrating Africa’s health heroes

In Africa, only 3% of the world's healthcare workers tend to 24% of the global disease burden. To help bridge the skills divide, the University of Cape Town offers programmes aimed at African students who want to make a difference in their home countries. Here are some of their stories.

South Africa tightens seatbelt laws to protect children

Despite having one of the highest rates of road-related deaths in the world, South African seatbelt laws have not covered children under the age of three. However, from April next year, it will be illegal for children to sit in the front seat or not be appropriately and safely restrained.

South Africa tightens seatbelt laws to protect children

Despite having one of the highest rates of road-related deaths in the world, South African seatbelt laws have not covered children under the age of three. However, from April next year, it will be illegal for children to sit in the front seat or not be appropriately and safely restrained.

Col’Cacchio, pizza lovers raise funds for charity

The 2012 Col'Cacchio pizzeria Celebrity Chef Series has been the most successful yet in its four-year history, with a donation of R300 000 being made to the Children's Hospital Trust.