At the heart of the world’s mortality rate, high blood pressure reels a worrying trend not only among the elderly, as it is often assumed, but shockingly, research suggests that there has been an increase among children, adolescents and young adults.
On September 25, 2016, David Barnard will take on the Grand to Grand Ultra in honour of the END Fund and the fight against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Africa. By participating in this extreme multi-stage race, David has committed himself to raising awareness and funds to help the over 1.6 billion people worldwide whose lives are affected by NTDs.
The People's Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA.org) will be hosting a public meeting on the rights and occupational safety of junior doctors.
The panel discussion and public debate will focus on the working conditions on interns and junior doctors in the South African health system.
The main speakers will include Dr Yumna Moosa. Moosa will draw her experience which recently went viral on Youtube (www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEHvY-M_7N0)
Philani Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Project is a community based NGO (change to non-profit), operating in the informal settlements surrounding Cape Town and in the rural OR Tambo district of the Eastern Cape. Two maternal and child health research projects are currently being run by Philani in the Eastern Cape: Zithulele Births Follow up Study (ZiBFUS) and Zithulele Mother-to-Be Assessment (ZiMBA).
Philani seeks to appoint a Research Coordinator, based in Zithulele, Eastern Cape.
‘Universal Access to Reproductive Health: Progress and Challenges’ seeks to identify areas where reproductive health has advanced or not according to four main indicators: Adolescent birth rate, contraceptive prevalence rate, unmet need for family planning rate, proportion of demand for contraception satisfied.
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Masimanyane Women’s Support Centre (MWSC) is an equality and social justice nonprofit organisation seeking to end discrimination and the oppression of women and girls which is expressed as violence against women and girls.
MWSC seeks to appoint an experienced Social Worker, based in East London.
The Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children (TTBC) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to ensuring abused children are protected and rehabilitated. The organisation provides therapy, counselling, assistance, love, comfort, safety and ongoing support to children who have been abused. TTBC does not only work with children, but with parents and communities empowering them with knowledge and skills so that we can help put an end to child abuse.
TTBC seeks to appoint Volunteer Proposal Writer, based in Johannesburg.
The Multiple Sclerosis Society Inland Branch (MSSA) envisions the opening of an MS Specific centre,that would ideally have a multidisciplinary team in place, to meet the needs of persons with MS (PwMS), in a holistic manner. The central aim of such a centre would be to assist the people with MS to live and cope positively with MS. For people with MS to have improved quality of life by promoting physical, psychological, spiritual, emotional, social and economic well being. MSSA Hopes for a cure to MS will be found.
Thembalethu, meaning ’our hope’ in isiZulu, is a community-based South African nonprofit organisation dedicated to caring for the community in the midst of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and crushing poverty. TCO works to share the hope we have with the sick, orphaned and vulnerable in the Amangwe community.
Thembalethu Care seeks to appoint a Community Based Social Worker.
Social Worker to serve with a NPO working in a deep rural community in the beautiful KZN Drakensberg mountains - caring for the sick, orphaned and vulnerable and supporting community empowerment.
Pact in Swaziland is is calling for proposals from a qualified and experienced evaluation consultant for a baseline and end-of-project evaluation of a new Adolescent HIV Prevention and Impact Mitigation project scheduled to begin in Swaziland in July 2015.