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Boost for Pan-African vaccine development

SEVERAL locally made candidate vaccines, including one for COVID-19, were recently awarded a grant by the Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA), with...

Wild Coast resort awarded for vaccination efforts

THE Wild Coast Sun has been recognised by the Alfred Nzo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape for its role in aiding the vaccination...

Minister opens ‘world class’ general anaesthetic manufacturing line in Gqeberha

MINISTER of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel officially opened Aspen’s new general anaesthetics production line at its Gqeberha-based flagship manufacturing site on Monday. According...

New Panda App makes mental health support more accessible

IT is estimated that one out of every three South Africans will suffer from some form of mental health problem at some time in...

Bay business pins recovery hopes on mandatory vaccinations

THERE is a strong possibility that the Constitutional Court will accept an argument to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory in the workplace. That’s according to Rowan...

Vaccines: can bosses make staff take the jab?

THE COVID-19 vaccine debate has never been hotter. It has broken up families and friendships and, according to Nicol Myburgh, Head: HCM Business Unit...

Confusion over EC healthcare worker contracts

By Luvuyo Mehlwana THOUSANDS of healthcare contract workers in the Eastern Cape Department of Health face an uncertain future over the continued extension of their...

Safe, effective, environment-friendly cleaning solutions

A ready-to-use disinfectant and sanitising solution created with the use of new mixing technology, promises residual long-lasting protection against viruses and bacteria. Launched in Norway...

100-bed modular hospital for Mdantsane

SIEMENS South Africa, the German government and the Solidarity Fund recently handed over a 100-bed modular extension to the Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Mdantsane. It...

Hospital refurb done in time for vaccine roll out

ISUZU South Africa recently refurbished an old casualty ward at the Provincial Hospital in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) in time for it to serve as...

Are virtual safety officers the next evolution in health and safety?

By Louise Woodburn WHEN it comes to health and safety laws, there is a belief that this is only applicable to high-risk industries like...

Gqeberha facility’s shot in arm for SA vaccine hopes

SOUTH Africa’s stalled COVID-19 vaccine drive has received a sorely needed shot in the arm with the news that Aspen Pharmacare will soon start...

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Why Sanral cancelled R4bn Eastern Cape tenders

IN May, the South African National Road Agency (Sanral) announced that a "material conflict of interest" arose in the evaluation of tenders for major...

Leading car maker adopts two new earth-friendly projects

AS a major step on the road to Zero Impact Production, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has implemented two projects to dramatically reduce the...

Day Zero is inching closer but not with us yet

WHILE Nelson Mandela Bay is inching ever closer to Day Zero, the city’s taps have not yet run dry, and currently all communities in...

Company takes bargaining council for road freight and logistics industry to court

THE extension of the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry Main Collective Agreement is bad news for employers and employees...