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A journey continued: How Reach for Recovery and Dr Justus Apffelstaedt are supporting breast cancer patients

The former Head of the Tygerberg Breast Clinic, Doctor Justus Apffelstaedt is continuing his collaboration with one of South Africa’s oldest, national, non-profit breast cancer support groups, Reach for Recovery, to raise awareness and funds for their Ditto Project. The collaboration in 2018 achieved media coverage valued at R1.7 million and helped raise R4,351.
 

#DesertRun4NMCH – Using Sport to Give Back

Many South Africans are using their participation in sporting activities from running marathons to climbing mountains to raise awareness and funds for social causes and to make a difference in society. Supported by the reach and popularity of social media as well as crowdfunding platforms, these initiatives have the increased potential to influence meaningful change.

Let’s Mobilise for a People’s National Health Insurance!  Our Health Is Not For Sale!

Come join us as we launch the The People's National Health Insurance NHI Campaign....

Let’s Mobilise for a People’s National Health Insurance! Our Health Is Not For Sale!

The People's National Health Insurance #NHI Campaign will be launched at a Public Meeting

Date: Saturday 9 June

Time: 09h00 -12h00

Venue: Community House, Cape Town

Join us in demanding a People’s NHI that serves People’s Health, not Private Profit! #Health4All @TAC @RHAPnews @SECTION27news @LHR_SA

Breastfeeding in Public a Civil Right for Women

This was a heated topic on our WhatsApp group earlier this month and funny enough, Stian sent a chat that a woman sitting next to him on the plane was breastfeeding…Quite funny since we have been discussing about it and even though the discussion had died down it suddenly erupted again. Well, my personal take on it at first was that women can feed anywhere, it doesn’t matter as long as they cover up and some of my mates where just not for that compromise, especially the females in the group.

Inner Peace: Social Auxiliary Worker Vacancy - Addiction Treatment

The Inner Peace Addiction Treatment Centre is a registered non-profit (NPO 092 704) that provides a full continuum of care, including: residential/inpatient programmes (Practice Number: 047 001 0746320), outpatient and aftercare services. Inner Peace prides itself on integrating all of the recognized and proven techniques available in substance use disorder (SUDs) and addiction recovery today and being uniquely placed as the only qualified provider of Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) in South Africa.

Bhekisisa: Health Reporter

The Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism specialises in solutions-based health and social justice journalism aimed at policymakers here and abroad. What does that mean? It means we don’t only tell our readers about problems, we also critically evaluate what’s being done to fix them. Our narrative storytelling pairs the latest science with the stories of real people to help readers understand issues better and be a part of real change. The centre has a solid track record in producing impactful, award-winning reporting both locally and internationally.

Talisman Foundation: Psychological Facilitator

The Talisman Foundation is a residential home for persons diagnosed with mental illness. Initially established in 1979 as an organisation offering custodial care, the organisation has expanded its services becoming more independent and empowerment driven.

Talisman Foundation seeks to appoint 2 Psychological Facilitators to be based in the South of Johannesburg.

These are full-time positions.

Salary negotiable according to experience.

Responsibilities:

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