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VitalAire strengthens its home healthcare offer with an acquisition to support diabetic patients in South Africa

VitalAire strengthens its home healthcare offer with an acquisition to support diabetic patients in South Africa

VitalAire, Air Liquide’s entity specialised in-home healthcare services for chronic patients, is broadening its range of services with the acquisition of the diabetes division of Ethitech, a leader in medical technology and diabetes medical devices distribution in South Africa. This acquisition enables VitalAire to meet the growing need of patients with diabetes in South Africa, leveraging on innovative connected technologies and offering personalised patient follow-up.

World Brain Day 22 July 2022 – Brain health for all

World Brain Day 22 July 2022 – Brain health for all

World Brain Day 22 July 2022 – Brain health for all Epilepsy is treatable yet pre-mature death rising Epilepsy affects 1 in every 100 people in South Africa, and more than 75% of people have their first seizure before the age of 20. However, the Neurological Society...

A new state-of-the-art community clinic will be the first of its kind offering primary healthcare services to the poor in Diepsloot, Johannesburg. Rhiza Babuyile (RB), a community development organisation opened its first brick and mortar clinic, the Rhiza Babuyile Clinic Diepsloot, after over a decade of serving communities with mobile clinics. 

How to recognise and cope with burnout at home

How to recognise and cope with burnout at home

How to recognise and cope with burnout at home The stress of life can quickly turn into burnout, which can seriously affect your mental health and well-being. So, what is burnout exactly? This common condition is described as a feeling of extreme mental and/or...

Presenteeism costs 4.2% of GDP

Presenteeism costs 4.2% of GDP

Presenteeism costs 4.2% of GDP Presenteeism, being physically present at work but mentally absent and unproductive due to illness, injury, stress or burnout, comes at a greater economic cost than absenteeism, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has not only increased...

Pharma Dynamics marks 20-year milestone with sonic art

Pharma Dynamics marks 20-year milestone with sonic art

Leading local pharmaceutical company, Pharma Dynamics, turns 20 this year. To mark the occasion, it is inviting patients, pharmacists, healthcare practitioners and all those who helped to shape the company in the last two decades to participate in the creation of a digital artwork that will take on the form of a heart.