Improving the lives of families affected by HIV
HIV in South Africa is a prominent health concern and it is believed that the country has more people living with HIV than any other country in the world.
Tap into tech for clean drinking water.
Despite the fact that access to clean and disease-free drinking water is a basic human right enshrined in South Africa’s constitution, utilities often find it difficult to produce safe drinking water as they have to deal with highly contaminated water...
New model enables risk predictions for avian flu
Avian influenza (AI) is an infectious viral respiratory disease that normally affects birds. However, due to the ability of the virus to mutate and its zoonotic pandemic potential
South Africa's first early warning system for potato growers
Aphids are among the most widespread pests affecting the agricultural industry around the world. While we may not think we need to compete against these tiny insects for the potatoes on our plate
Bringing human agency back to the environmental crisis
The degradation of the environment is a particular area of concern when it comes to the African continent. Issues concerning land development
The law at your fingertips
Developed countries have long been aware of the need for citizens to have ready access to up-to-date legislation.
Restoring faces and changing lives
Patients who have suffered traumatic injuries to the facial area as a result of for example gunshot wounds, motor vehicle accidents or fires, often require prostheses to replace missing areas of bone or tissue.
The hidden health risk in our water
With industrial and agricultural effluents, sewage works and landfill sites contributing to the pollution levels in our water sources and environment, the quality of our drinking water is fast becoming a debateable topic.
Healthy cows ensure quality milk
Dairy foods offer a bounty of health benefits and are consumed by millions of people all over the world every day.
Message banking brings hope for persons with MND
Facing the reality of a diagnosis of Motor Neuron Disease (MND) and preparing for the possibility of losing one's ability to speak is extremely difficult.