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Tuberculosis bacteria

2018 last chance to fight TB

14 June 2018, 9:25 PM

Experts attending the 5th SA Tuberculosis Conference in Durban have warned that 2018 is the last chance to fight the global disease successfully.

Mosquito

New fight needed against resurgent malaria: Bill Gates

20 April 2018, 6:48 AM

Bill Gates warned Wednesday that malaria was back on the rise again and would continue to claim more lives worldwide unless governments reinvigorated their push to eradicate the disease.

South Africans urged to lower salt consumption

13 March 2018, 11:28 AM

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), South Africans consume 8.5 grams of salt per day, which is almost four grams higher than the recommended salt intake of five grams a day.

‘Smokeless tobacco as deadly as regular cigarette’

10 March 2018, 8:47 AM

Health practitioners at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco, say smokeless tobacco is as dangerous as any other regular cigarette.

UN appeals for nearly $3 bn to save millions in Yemen

21 January 2018, 5:06 PM

The United Nations on Sunday made what it said was a record appeal for aid to Yemen, calling for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian relief for the war-torn country.

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