Eight-month-old set to thrive after lifesaving donations

Medipost Holdings, The Netcare Foundationand The Maboneng Foundation Joint media release  Eight-month-old set to thrive after lifesaving donations Pulling together for Baby Muhammad’s heart operation  Thursday, 2 September 2021,A baby boy is back home with his mother and recovering well after undergoing a life-saving operation to fix a large hole in his little heart. With …

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What every woman should know about “the pill”

Medipost Pharmacy and Contro Media release What every woman should know about ‘the pill’ Female GP and pharmacist provide insights on oral contraceptives Tuesday, 24 August 2021, Oral contraceptives, commonly known as ‘the Pill’, are among the medicines women use most frequently. Although most well known as a convenient form of birth control, this type …

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Don’t miss your meds as Delta variant gains ground in SA

Medipost Pharmacy Media release  Don’t miss your meds as Delta variant gains ground in SA Convenientpharmacy-to-your-door service with phone advice in all SA languages  Thursday, 1 July 2021, With mounting concern over the more contagious Delta variant of COVID-19now circulating in South Africa, it is more important than ever to limit opportunities for the virus …

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‘A fairytale come true’ for little girl and her parents

Medipost Holdings, The Netcare Foundationand The Maboneng Foundation Joint media release  ‘A fairytale come true’ forlittle girl and her parents Amara, four, receives lifesaving heart operation  Tuesday, 8 June 2021, Four-year-old Amara Ngwenya has big ambitions even though she is physically small for her age, as her growth was stunted by a serious heart condition. …

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Medipost Holdings Board introduces new non-executive director

Medipost Holdings Media statement  Medipost Holdings Board introduces new non-executive director Neuropsychologist and businesswoman appointed to Medipost Holdings Board  Tuesday, 18 May 2021The Medipost Holdings Board of Directors is pleased to introduce its newest member, distinguished neuropsychologist and businesswoman Urvashi Maganlal who was recently appointed to the Board as a non-executive director. “We warmly welcome …

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Don’t take a chance, malaria can be prevented

Medipost Pharmacy Media release  Don’t take a chance, malaria can be prevented 25 April is World Malaria Day 2021  Wednesday, 21 April 2021, Sub-Saharan Africa has some of the highest malaria rates in the world, and even within our own borders, the health risks posed by this mosquito-borne illness cannot be taken lightly, especially for …

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Don’t let C-19 derail TB testing and treatment

Medipost Pharmacy Media release Don’t let C-19 derail TB testing and treatment Awareness saves lives – World TB Day,Wednesday, 24 March 2021 Tuesday 23 March 2021,World Tuberculosis (TB) Awareness Day, commemorated on Wednesday 24 March, reminds us that the ongoing TB epidemic in South Africa must not be forgotten amidst the global Covid-19 pandemic. It …

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No need to suffer in silence with period pain

Medipost Pharmacy Media release  No need to suffer in silence with period pain Pharmacy options to assistwomen with ‘monthly visitor’  Wednesday, 17 February 2021, For three days a monthon average, a significant proportion of the population experience painful menstruation. Whileit is not often spoken about, period pain can be very uncomfortable for girls and women …

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Pharmacist’s advice to keep allergies and motion sickness at bay

Medipost Pharmacy Media release  Pharmacist’s advice to keep allergies and motion sickness at bay Antihistamines offer relief for acute allergy symptoms, travel sickness  Common allergies and motion sickness can put a damper on enjoyment of everyday life. A pharmacist sheds light on antihistamine medicines, explaining how they can be helpful for short-term relief of the …

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Medipost Holdings, Netcare Foundation and Maboneng Foundation

Medipost Holdings, Netcare Foundation and Maboneng Foundation Joint media release Over R700k raised for life-saving child heart surgeries Medipost, Netcare Foundation and Maboneng Foundation go ‘Heart-to-Heart’ Wednesday 2 December 2020, At least seven children will be able to undergo crucial heart procedures this festive season thanks to life-saving donations from two leading South African Healthcare …

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