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Beware post-Easter malaria!

April 23, 2019
News  

If you have travelled to a warmer area over Easter, you might have contracted malaria. And as the world gets warmer, more and more people will be at risk of malaria.

Bloated bodies and barren lands

February 4, 2019
Features  

What has obesity got to do with climate change? Quite a lot, according to an influential commission, which says the big food companies that make the junk food fuelling our expanding bodies are also destroying our environment– and need to be stopped.

SA’s obesity caused by big business not greedy people

January 29, 2019
News  

Malnutrition, which includes both obesity and undernutrition, is the leading cause of poor health around the world, and the culprits for the costly obesity epidemic aren’t individual couch potatoes. Instead, governments have failed to curb ‘big food’ placing everybody’s health at stake, according to a major report.

Climate change brings unseasonal malaria outbreak

May 13, 2017
News  

The recent outbreak caused panic as hospitals overflowed with malaria patients.

Water supply under threat from pollution

May 5, 2016
Health Management   News  

SAHR 2016: Sewage, acid mine drainage and climate change threaten the purity of our water supply.

Climate change to wipe out health gains

Climate change could wipe out all the health gains made in the last 50 years and urgent steps need to be taken to prevent further increases in global temperature.