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As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen has pledged its support to the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) and the COVID-19 Relief Fund, in an effort to play a small part in helping fight and overcome the pandemic. Engen donated 10,000 litres of diesel worth P94,800 to the BDF,…
As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen fuel retailers from Gauteng brought some hope and relief to the people of Diepsloot by distributing 1 000 food hampers and basic supplies, including blankets, on Friday, 17 April. This marks the second distribution by the group…
The largest global AIDS organization calls on the G20, IMF and World Bank to be generous by allocating increased support and implementing emergency actions to stop COVID-19 and provide vital assistance for developing countries.  With nations worldwide working to keep their citizens safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, AIDS…
As the world grapples with the spread of COVID-19, there is a forgotten community that’s extremely vulnerable. People living with schizophrenia already struggle with being stigmatised, complicated psychological health issues and isolation could add to their vulnerable state.   To assist people living with schizophrenia, here are some tips to cope…
Burt Rodrigues, CEO of  Biodx shares his insights into fighting infection during the COVID-19 pandemic  When Burt Rodrigues, CEO of Biodx thought of ‘worst case scenarios’ whilst developing his products, his mind went to whole cities where an outbreak of a waterborne pathogen would contaminate the water supply. He knew he…
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is one of the most commonly used plastics in the world. Because of its versatility, vinyl plastics have a myriad of uses and applications in building and construction, automobiles, appliances and electronic parts, in wire and cable insulation, packaging and in various consumer products. For over 60 years,…
Adcock Ingram applauds its workforce, and the Executive Directors make a pledge to the Solidarity Fund    Midrand – As a leading pharmaceutical company in South Africa, Adcock Ingram salutes the President and his Cabinet on the swift and decisive action that has been implemented regarding the management of Covid-19…
On Monday, 13 April 2020, Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, and Clinical Infectious Diseases Epidemiologist, Professor Salim Abdool Karim, along with some of South Africa’s leading scientists and medical leaders hosted an online presentation, where they discussed the country’s current efforts and future plans to curb the spread of COVID-19.…
As COVID-19 continues to gain momentum as a global pandemic, and the need for protective gear for first-line responders increases, Netcare has asked for assistance from the local 3D printer community. Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group employees have responded. Netcare recently urged members of the 3D printing community across Gauteng…
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which is used for protection from exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19), is in short supply globally, but companies that import PPE are saying that they face challenges in getting the equipment to the countries that need it. Leon Stoltz, CEO of Stoltz One, an international trading company…
As the Covid 19 Virus continues to spread across South Africa, the people most at risk in defending all South Africans are our healthcare fraternity. With over 1400 cases (*as of 02/04/2020) of coronavirus recorded in South Africa, there is no denying that the statistics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic can feel overwhelming.  In the…
Dear Mr O’Day,  We write to request that Gilead take immediate actions to ensure rapid availability, affordability, and accessibility of its experimental therapy remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19, pending the results of the clinical trials demonstrating its efficacy.  The COVID-19 pandemic has spread across all continents and, to date,…

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