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27
MAR

Hearing Loss

MPILO HENRY-BOOI, Audiologist and MICHELLE TONKS, Hearing Impairment and Deaf Officer at the NCPD and mother of a profoundly deaf daughter, talk about noise induced hearing loss as well as about the impact that hearing loss can have on the life of the individual and the family. www.ncppdsa.org.za www.saslha.co.za
27
MAR

Health Matters

KELLY DU PLESSIS, Founder and CEO of Rare Diseases South Africa, talks about the upcoming second biennial Rare Diseases Conferences or RareX, taking place place from 13 – 16 September. www.rarediseases.co.za www.rarex.co.za NICOLA SMUTS-ALLSOP, Consulting Astrologer and ANNETTE BING, Midwife, talk about The Fertility Astrology App www.fertilityastrology.com MPILO HENRY-BOOI, Audiologist and MICHELLE TONKS, Hearing Impairment and Deaf Officer at the NCPD and mother of a profoundly deaf daughter, talk about noise induced hearing loss as well as about the impact that hearing loss can have on the life of the individual and the family. www.ncppdsa.org.za www.saslha.co.za
20
MAR

Health Matters

TAMARA KLONARIDES talks about the effect of Immunotherapy on her diagnosis of malignant melanoma. RUDINE DIEDERICKS, Optometrist at Mellins i-Style in Fourways Crossing, talks about Dry Eye and also about how using the wrong eye drops can lead to permanent redness. www.mellins.co.za DR KEVIN MURFITT, Blind Australian academic and disability rights pioneer and JEREMY OPPERMAN, Manager at the Disability Desk in the Department of Social Development of the Western Cape Government, talks about the Cape Town Society for the Blind’s first Colloquium of 2018 www.ctsb.org.za SANDRA VENTER, PRO for the Centre for Tissue Engineering at the University of Tshwane, talks about tissue and cornea donation. www.tissuedonation.org.za
13
MAR

Health Matters

TOPIC: TB AWARENESS MONTH DR JUSTINE FARGHER DR-TB Doctor (Drug Resistant TB Doctor) Doctors Without Borders www.msf.org.za
06
MAR

Health Matters (Disabillity Report)

ARI SEIRLIS, CEO of the QuadPara Association of South Africa who own “Rolling Inspiration” magazine talks about Rolling Inspiration and the change agent it has been and we’ll also be asking the question .... is it time for a Disability Party in South Africa. info@qasa.co.za / Phone: 0860 Rolling / www.qasa.co.za RAVEN BENNY, Vice Chairperson of QASA, talks about the water crisis and that people with disabilities can only hope that local municipalities will be making special arrangements for them at the secured collection points. www.rollinginspiration.co.za. ROB SLATER, WESSA’s National Coastal Programmes Coordinator, who coordinates the Blue Flag Programme, talks about the launch of amphibious wheelchairs at 4 Blue Flag beaches around South Africa. www.wessa.org.za CHRISTOPHER VENTER talks about his new book “How I Became the Blind Scooter Guy” www.blindscooterguy.com BBC ITEM: CHRISTIAN PARKINSON talks to Ronald Dlamini, South African mixed martial arts champion about his life changing forever when he was diagnosed with meningitis and lost his sight. He is now dedicating his time and energy to training other blind people to be able to protect themselves.
26
FEB

Health Matters

LUCY BREYTENBACH of Medical Alert Dogs South Africa talks about training dogs to help people with life-threatening health conditions. www.medicalalertdogs.co.za DR EVELYN MOSHOKOA, Head of the Urology Department at the University of Pretoria, talks about the upcoming Hollard Daredevil Run, a national fundraising event raising awareness around male cancers. DR TINA VISSER, Medical Advisor for Women’s Health at Bayer, talks about neural tube defects in the early stages of pregnancy. DR TRUDY SMITH, Johannesburg based gynaecology oncologist and obstetrician, talks about a South African study reporting on the impact of menopause on women’s sexuality. www.dryvagina.co.za
20
FEB

Health Matters

IRENE BOURQUIN, qualified nurse and midwife, talks about Pregnancy Education Month. www.PregnancyEducation.co.za www.expectantmothersguide.co.za DR PREENA SIVSANKAR of the Urology Hospital in Pretoria, talks about the danger of recurring kidney stones www.urology.co.za MARLINIE KOTIAH, Science Manager at Danone Southern Africa, talks about the one million moms pledge to help with improving the nutrition of South Africa’s children www.danone.co.za Facebook: KnowYourYoghurt TAMMY FRY, Head of International Marketing at The Fry Family Food Company and Director of Meat Free Mondays in Australia and South Africa, talks about how to implement a flexitarian lifestyle. www.fryfamilyfood.com
13
FEB

Health Matters

PHONE-IN TOPIC: ORAL HEALTH DR STEPHNÉ FENWICK Ivohealth’s Clinical Specialist Qualified dentist with postgraduate diplomas in Aesthetics and Orthodontics. Dental Wellness Trust www.dentalwellnesstrust.org
05
FEB

Disability Report

ARI SEIRLIS, CEO of the QuadPara Association of South Africa who own “Rolling Inspiration” magazine talks about droning as a hobby or a business for people with mobility impairment and also about the Department of Health’s compliance with the assistive device policy. info@qasa.co.za / Phone: 0860 Rolling / www.qasa.co.za IRENE FISCHER, author of I Am Still Here, talks about the accident in 2009 which left her with extensive damage to her brain. www.irenefischer.co.za ROSLYN LENTIN, Assistant Director : Speech Therapy at Groote Schuur Hospital, talks about Laryngectomies, which in most cases is performed because of cancer of the larynx South African Speech Language Hearing Association 086 111 3297 www.saslha.co.za DEIRDRE GOWER, Founder of the Warrior on Wheels Foundation, talks about their entry for the 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour. www.warrioronwheels.co.za
29
JAN

Health Matters

DENYS HOBSON, CEO of Cape Mohair, talks about their mohair socks called Medi Sock, ideally suited to people with diabetes, circulatory problems and Reynaud’s syndrome. www.capemohair.co.za / www.mohairmillshop.co.za DR MEGAN KELLY, Veterinary Surgeon of Holistic Vet, talks about the launch of the Onlinepethealth Academy. www.drmegankelly.com LINDA GREEFF, Chairperson of the Cancer Alliance, talks about a debate about access to lifesaving medicines and the demand for policy reform. www.canceralliance.co.za DR LOURENS COETZEE, Opthalmologist and a founding member of Envision Centre for Sight, talks about intraocular lenses. www.alcon.com
22
JAN

Health Matters

BRIDGET McNULTY, Editor of Sweet Life Magazine, talks about Diabetes in South Africa. Facebook – Diabetic South Africans www.sweetlifemag.co.za DR FRANCOIS DUVENAGE of the Urology Hospital in Pretoria, talks about younger men being diagnosed with prostate cancer. www.urology.co.za NICOLE JENNINGS, Spokesperson for Pharma Dynamics, talks about the launch of Facebook chatbot, Ginger, bringing about a new wave of interest in children’s eating behaviour and habits by targeting mothers and caregivers as agents of change www.cookingfromtheheart.co.za DR STEPHEN JEFFERY, Head of the Urogynaecology Unit at UCT’s medical school, talks about allaying the fear of bladder sling surgery for women with stress urinary incontinence
15
JAN

Health Matters

PHONE-IN TOPIC : PODIATRY ANDY BLECHER Podiatrist 021 797 6967 andyblecher@telkomsa.net / andy.blecher705@gmail.com Diabetes SA - www.diabetessa.org.za / 086 111 3913. South African Podiatry Association - www.podiatrist.co.za / 0861 100 249

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