WHO declares Novel Coronoavirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV in the People's Republic of China, with exportations to other countries, took place on Thursday, 30 January 2020, from…

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UN Commission: New Investments in Global Health Workforce Will Create Jobs and Drive Economic Growth

The Presidents of France and South Africa today called for urgent investments globally to create new jobs in the health sector in order to prevent a projected shortfall of 18 million health workers primarily in low- and lower-middle-income countries, and help countries to maximize the…

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Staatshospitale is nie voorbereid op groeiende aantal pasiënte nie

Met mediese fondse en privaathospitale wat tans onder die soeklig is weens die astronomiese kostes van hul dienste, is die vloei van pasiënte na staatshospitale besig om ingrypend toe te neem, sê me. Amanda de Lange, nasionale voorsitter van die Vryheidsfront Plus se vrouekomitee. De…

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Ebola declared International Emergency

The World Health Origanisation has declared Ebola a public health emergency of International concern.  This is the entire release from the WHO: Epidemiology and surveillance Between 5 and 6 August 2014, a total of 68 new cases of Ebola virus disease (laboratory-confirmed, probable, and suspect…

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SA Government wants country to produce 100 000 PhDs by 2030

Pretoria – Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says government has set a target of producing 100 000 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) graduates by 2030 to improve research and innovation capacity. Minister Pandor said South Africa needs to train about 6 000 PhDs per annum,…

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