Health Tips

Real men take care of their health
Research tells us that the life expectancy of men is approximately five years shorter than that of women. Experts believe that one of the main reasons for this is that men are more reluctant to go t...
Burn Awareness Week 6-12 May
According to a global study of hospitalised paediatric burn patients, South Africa has an incredibly high rate of burn injuries, with an estimated 3.2 per cent of the population suffering from ...
Immunisation game-changers should be the norm worldwide
World Immunisation Week 2016 is from 24 to 30 April and will focus on ‘Closing the immunisation gap – immunisation for all throughout life’. The World Health Organisation ha...
World Haemophilia Day - 17 April 2016
World Haemophilia Day is commemorated on 17 April, thereby giving haemophilia organisations around the world an opportunity to increase awareness of haemophilia. World Haemophilia Day was started i...
World Autism Awareness Day - 2 April 2016
Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that manifests itself during the first three years of life. The rate of autism in all regions of the world is high and it has a tremendous impact o...

Please click on the links below to view and print past Health Tips.




Are you coughing regularly? - July 2006


Say goodbye to allergic rhinitis - May 2006


The art of slimming - February 2006


The sun and skin cancer - November 2005


Gout - August 2005


Heartburn - February 2005