Tag Archiveswellness

Corporate wellness remains a strong contributor to productivity levels

Bestmed Medical Scheme hosted its inaugural Workplace Wellness Conference today, which aims to provide fresh perspectives on employee well-being in the workplace. The conference focuses on the current health conditions of the South African workforce and how employers can address these conditions through the design and implementation of programmes that support a healthy culture. (more…)

Read full story
HIV/AIDS

BHF members embrace new ARV treatment guidelines

The Board of Healthcare Funders and its member medical schemes have backed the introduction of the new anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment guidelines which will see all HIV positive patients starting anti-retroviral treatment as soon as they are diagnosed, rather than waiting for their CD4 count to fall below 500. (more…)

Read full story
apple

China Study author for SA International Health Conference

Respected nutritionist, health researcher and author of the critically acclaimed book The China Study, Dr Colin Campbell, will be one of the key note speakers at the first Fedhealth International Natural Health Conference ever to be held in South Africa in January 2011. Campbell is a Professor Emeritus at Cornell University and one of the […]

Read full story