Tag Archives: covid-19

Telehealth Medical Advice A Firm Favourite For First-time Parents

Telehealth Medical Advice

Telehealth services are playing a critical role in South Africa in allowing easy and affordable access to quality healthcare, especially when it comes to children’s health. “Telehealth advice services, especially by first-time parents and caregivers of young children, amidst COVID-19, are becoming increasingly popular,” says Dr Iqbal Karbanee, CEO of Paed-IQ …

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Do The Homework Before Choosing An Online School

Online school

Parents and guardians considering online schooling for their children must ensure they properly vet the ability of a school to provide an holistic, meaningful educational experience coupled with excellent academic and emotional support, an education expert says. “There are a number of online schooling options on the market, and this …

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The R1,000 Mask-wearing Fine You Can Avoid

Mask wearing in cars

It may seem like simple advice to follow, but the truth is that adjusting to wearing a mask in public has been a tricky time for many of us. It’s about to get a bit trickier with local authorities developing their own rules around mask-wearing for motorists to put a …

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How To Travel Safely During The Pandemic With Your Family

Family Travel

Travel increases the risk of contracting and spreading the COVID-19 virus. The best way to keep yourself and your family safe is by self-isolating at home, since you can get COVID-19 when traveling. You may feel healthy and not show any of the symptoms, but it is still possible that …

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Maintaining Vaccination Services Amid COVID-19

Baby vaccinations

As the world works to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, health-care capacities are stretched in response to COVID-19 pandemic, and in some cases, vaccination services may have been disrupted.1,2 The coronavirus outbreak serves as a valuable reminder of the important role vaccination plays in protection from infectious disease.2 During the …

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Ride And Raise With Uber This Weekend

Uber Ride

Following the success of Uber’s partnership with Afrika Tikkun to provide food eCoupons to their driver and courier partners, Uber is now giving riders a chance to help those in need through their “You Ride, You Raise” campaign. Through this initiative, Uber has committed to feeding one person for a week for …

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Relief As Assisted Learning Students Return To School

Learning

Learning during lockdown has been a challenge for many families over the past few months. However, for assisted learning students, who require additional attention and support, the return to school has been cause for great relief. “Most parents and guardians who had to support their children with online learning during …

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World Allergy Week – 28 June to 4 July: COVID-19 and Allergies

Inhaler Allergies

The coronavirus pandemic is a time of anxiety for most people, particularly those with existing health concerns. Millions of South Africans live with long-term conditions, including coeliac disease and allergic disorders such as eczema (atopic dermatitis), hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and asthma, one of the most common chronic diseases affecting …

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Key Tips For Raising Kids In The New Normal

Kid wearing face mask new normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live our lives. The danger that the Coronavirus poses is a real threat. While it is your job to keep your kids safe, it is also important that you let them live their lives. You can’t hide them under a rock until …

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