Vaccines alone won’t beat Ebola

It doesn’t matter how effective the medicine is if affected communities don’t trust the people who administer it

Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo

Home to nearly one million people, Bunia is the latest Congolese city to report an Ebola infection

The battle to bring antivenoms to Africa

A shortage of snake antivenom in Africa is a "shameful failure"

MSF: Ebola response in DR Congo ‘failing’ to contain outbreak

The ongoing Ebola outbreak is the 10th in the country's history and the second largest ever recorded worldwide.

WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC

Over 200 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola on record in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Ebola vaccine put to the test in DRC

The latest outbreak is in a city and next to the Congo River, factors that increase the risk of it spreading rapidly

DRC Ebola outbreak on ‘epidemiological knife edge’ — WHO

An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has a clear "potential to expand", WHO warned on Wednesday

Manning up to the epidemic

The latest national HIV survey found about 72% of women 15 years and older said they had tested for HIV. Only six out of 10 men could say the same.

Global north can’t keep driving the health agenda, says Doctors Without Borders

Joanne Liu, Doctors Without Borders' international president, says input to the MSF agenda must be balanced to meet the needs of parts of the world.

‘This is not an adventure, it’s real life’ — from refugee to fieldworker

First-time fieldworker Talia Zongia grew up through war and conflict in the DRC. Now she's with MSF in hurricane-devastated Haiti

MSF assists in Mediterranean Sea rescues involving 3 000 people in a single day

'This unbelievable number speaks to the desperation people are facing'

A huge mobilisation in DRC aims to vaccinate millions against yellow fever

The world’s largest yellow fever vaccination effort has come to the urban sprawl that is the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.