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Meet South Africa’s Youngest Female Hospital CEO

youngest hospital CEO

Dr Nokwethemba Mtshali-Hadebe, the youngest hospital CEO in SA,[4] shares her plans to turn her institution into one of the best in the country. Check also: Meet Brenda, A Ugandan Woman Who Invented An App That Could Save People’s Lives Over half the country’s population relies on the public healthcare system.[9] And with the majority being unable to afford the ...

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Why Scientists Have Just Told Women To STOP Wearing Bras

women with bras

Scientists have just told women to stop wearing bras,[3] and it wasn’t for National No Bra Day on October 13th. Apparently, going without a bra promotes more tone and supporting breast tissue and wearing a bra from a young age does not help support the chest,[9] reduce back pain or prevent breast sagging. Check also: 9 Things Every Man Should ...

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Mobile Phone Text Can Save A Baby’s Life In Rwanda

A new born baby that can be save by a text in Rwanda

Using an old mobile phone text,[3] health worker Floride Uwinkesha logs the latest local pregnancy, part of efforts in Rwanda to boost maternal health through a monitoring program in isolated rural areas.[9] Check also: First Adorable Black And White Twins Born In The UK The scheme has already helped slash infant and maternal mortality rates. Marceline Mwubahamana, three months pregnant ...

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Zika Virus Confirmed In Africa

The Zika virus

Zika virus disease is a disease caused by the Zika virus, which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. [3]The most common symptoms of the disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes).[5] Check also: 25 Deadliest Diseases In Human History The first human case to be detected with the emerging mosquito-borne ...

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