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Recreational Diving Medical Examination: What's it all about?https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8137Recreational Diving Medical Examination: What's it all about?Dr. Richard BrombacherDiving is a physically demanding sport that can place a diver in dangerous situations or result in a delay in access to health care due to the nature of the sport: several meters of water often separate the diver from first aid and ‘safety’.
Building a healthier world!https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8123Building a healthier world!Emma Carstens: CHS Physiotherapy PracticeApril 7 of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day. This day is aimed to create awareness on specific health topics highlighted around the world.
Safe and Sound: Invest Now in Resilient Occupational Health and Safety Systems!https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8124Safe and Sound: Invest Now in Resilient Occupational Health and Safety Systems!Dr. Haidee Williams and Sr. Anneke van HeerdenThe International Labour Organization estimates that 2.34 million people die each year from work-related accidents or diseases. A further 317 million suffer from work-related injuries.
Brain Injury Awareness Month: “Not all wounds are visible”https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8029Brain Injury Awareness Month: “Not all wounds are visible”Emma Carstens: CHS Physiotherapy PracticeMarch is Brain Injury Awareness Month and understanding concussion and its management are vital tools for health professionals and the public.
Looking after your reproductive health in the month of lovehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7964Looking after your reproductive health in the month of loveDr. Lynne JulieWe all know that February is the month of love, but since February 2006, the National Department of Health in South Africa has designated February as National Reproductive Health Month.
Injury Prevention Month: Hiking and Mountain Bike Safetyhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7895Injury Prevention Month: Hiking and Mountain Bike SafetyDr. Melissa Janse van Vuren, CHSDespite the beauty and elegance of the Western Cape, I think Mother Nature is often underestimated and we are underprepared. Too frequently, we hear of people getting lost and injured or unfortunately even killed on Table Mountain.
Mental Health in the Workplace: Mental Health Awareness Monthhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7791Mental Health in the Workplace: Mental Health Awareness MonthDr. Haidee WilliamsMental health disorders are among the leading causes of ill health and disability worldwide.
Dealing with Depression? Mental Health Awareness Month 2020https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7752Dealing with Depression? Mental Health Awareness Month 2020Dr. Craig ThompsonAccording to the World Health Organisation, depression is a common illness worldwide, with more than 264 million people affected.
Exercise is Medicine: Delayed Onset Muscle Sorenesshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7731Exercise is Medicine: Delayed Onset Muscle SorenessDr. Melissa Janse van VurenSo, I think it’s safe to assume that almost all of us at one stage or another have woken up, tried to move and been like, “What the heck have I done?” As we lie there willing our aching muscles to move, we try and figure out what activity we did
World Rabies Day https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7687World Rabies Day Dr. Jo-Anne KirbyMost people know that you can get rabies from a dog bite. But what about it is so scary and why are we so fearful about getting rabies? Are there other ways you can get the infection?