Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance: Three ways to stop the rise of the superbugs

We are facing possibly the greatest health threat of our time: drug-resistant infections. But here's why there's hope the world can change course.

Poor practices put chicken industry in danger

Poor practices in the industry lead to disease, use of antibiotics and contamination of water and soil

Reckless farm meds feed superbugs

The overuse and abuse of antibiotics strengthens lethal, drug-resistant bacteria.

Doctors’ ways with words can lead to misperceptions

Research shows that the way doctors describe medical conditions can affect whether or not a patient demands antibiotics.

War declared on the ‘superbugs’

Several initiatives are under way to stop the abuse of antibiotics.

Enzyme teaches bacteria to resist drugs

A new strain of drug-resistant bacteria has made landfall in South Africa.

When drugs don’t work

When medication fails, transplant surgery becomes virtually impossible.

Life without antibiotics

In the near future we're going to have to learn to live without these essential drugs once again

Superbugs outstripping humans in survival race

Antibiotics are a bedrock of modern medicine but, in the near future, we're going to have to learn to live without them once again.

Press Releases

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

The changing role of marketing

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

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