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Safeguarding women’s rights during the Covid-19 shutdown

Women will be disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic, particularly considering their contribution as caregivers, in both professional and domestic settings

Far right uses coronavirus to scapegoat refugees

Europe’s far-right nationalists are closing their borders and using Covid-19 as a guise to deport and deny entry to refugees and asylum seekers

AI set to transform healthcare

High-perfoming computers can analyse huge swaths of health data accurately and quickly

‘We’ve been forgotten’: Brazil’s Zika generation

Between November 2015 and May 2018, Brazil's health ministry registered more than 3 000 cases linked to Zika infections during pregnancy

Tedros aims to turn the WHO around

Good things are being said about the World Health Organisation since Ethiopia’s man came on board

Viruses, vaccines and superbugs: The biggest health stories of 2016

This year wasn’t pretty but from its ashes may rise important scientific advances that could change the course of history.

Sporting political and economic risk kicks off this week

Everyone wants to host mega-events despite the cost and other problems, such as terror attacks.

WHO advises 8 weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

The World Health Organisation has recommended that people potentially exposed to the Zika virus should practice safe sex.

US health authorities confirm Zika causes birth defects

Scientists have confirmed that the virus causes microcephaly.

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The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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