‘There is no swine flu outbreak,’ says KZN health MEC after girl, 9, dies

Durban in the News: 'There is no swine flu outbreak,' says KZN health MEC after girl, 9, dies: KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu has called for calm after a nine-year-old girl died after contracting H1N1, also known as swine flu, in Pietermaritzburg. Protest flares up at KZN school over broken toilets: The police were sent to Mariannridge Secondary School in Pinetown to quell tensions after protests erupted allegedly over broken toilets that have not been repaired in almost a decade. PICS: Police need your help to trace … [Read more...]

The Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (RIIS) Set to Address Challenges in the Health, Education, Agriculture and Tourism Sectors Through Open Innovation in the SADC Region

The Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (RIIS) Set to Address Challenges in the Health, Education, Agriculture and Tourism Sectors Through Open Innovation in the SADC Region: The open innovation projects fall under the Southern Africa Innovation Support (SAIS) Programme funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Finland); RIIS partners with the Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI), and Brynston Creations to complete the planned projects; The first two projects tailored for the Agriculture and … [Read more...]

Health MEC calls for probe into Durban hospital after patient found with maggots in his mouth

Durban in the News: Health MEC calls for probe into Durban hospital after patient found with maggots in his mouth: KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu has called for an urgent investigation into the death of a RK Khan Hospital patient who was found with maggots in his mouth. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Husband kills wife before turning gun on himself – KZN health dept

Durban in the News: Husband kills wife before turning gun on himself - KZN health dept: A KwaZulu-Natal hospital employee has been shot dead and according to the KwaZulu-Natal health department, her husband killed her before turning the gun on himself. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]