Sandton, Johannesburg, 20 February 2018 – Group Chief Executive, Adrian Gore, shared the interim earnings and performance highlights of the Discovery Group for the six months ended 31 December 2017 with analysts. Delivering the interim results from the Group’s new headquarters at 1 Discovery Place, Sandton, Gore said, “Every area of the business delivered positively
UNICEF has warned that global deaths of newborn babies remain high, particularly in poor countries with the Central African Republic, Somalia, Lesotho, Guinea-Bissau, South Sudan, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Chad among the worst places to give birth. In a new child mortality report, the children’s emergency fund said babies born in Japan, Iceland and Singapore
Increased investments in 10 vaccines administered in low- and middle-income countries over a 15-year period could avert up to 36-million deaths and 24-million cases of medical impoverishment. According to a new study led by researchers from Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, vaccines have enormous impact not just on health, but on keeping people
Doctors in India who have removed a 1.8kg (3.9lb) brain tumour from a 31-year-old man say it could be the largest in the world. The surgery, which lasted seven hours, took place on 14 February at the Nair hospital in the western city of Mumbai. But the procedure was not made public as doctors were
Ahmed Ali, the day after his cataract surgery. He has just had the bandages removed from his eyes and can see again. Ali, 75, was blind for 5 years. The blind have descended in droves on the Bisidimo Hospital in Eastern Ethiopia. The Himalayan Cataract Project is hosting a mass cataract surgery campaign at the