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08
FEB
2016

Health Hour - New Thinking in HIV Vaccines

Get the latest on mankind's mission to find a vaccine or cure for HIV/Aids as Dr Michelle Moorhouse chats with Prof. Penny Moore, Reader and NRF/DST South African Research Chair of Virus Host Dynamics at Wits University and NICD.
12
JAN
2016

Health Hour - HIV Self-Testing

How safe, reliable and accurate is HIV self-testing? Well, joining Dr Moorhouse to answer this is Mohammed Majam from Wits RHI and Jonathan Gunthorp, the Executive Director of the Southern African AIDS Trust.
04
JAN
2016

Health Hour - Tackling Depression

Are you in the right mindset for 2016? Kamini Pather thinks we could all use a little guidance, she is joined by a psychologist who will give both western and eastern advice. They look at what healthy New Year's resolutions are and tackle depression and overall mental health, ensuring you're geared up to kick 2016's A$$. Donovan Goliath joins to reveal the dark side of comedians and his own experience with depression.
21
DEC
2015

Health Hour - Holiday Safety & Surviving Cancer

What should you do in the first few seconds of an emergency? Netcare 911 Clinical Head, Richard Mulder, tells you this and has some first aid for beginners that he wants to share. Then, creative director Conn Bertish, tells of how he instinctively viewed his life-threatening cancer diagnosis as a challenge and what solutions he found that helped to save his life.
14
DEC
2015

Health Hour - Stress Management & Non-Invasive Drug Testing

Leading expert in stress management, Dr Arien van der Merwe, believes that stress is essential to 21st century survival. She shares practical tools and techniques to manage and take an integrated approach to stress. Then, any parent with a child battling addiction will tell you how difficult and invasive regular drug testing can be, Russell Hutton talks about the future of non-invasive drug testing kits, joining him is a mother who knows first hand the difficulties of traditional testing methods.
07
DEC
2015

Health Hour — Menopause

It's an unavoidable part of a woman's life, with an estimation 25 million women every year entering menopause. Dr Sibongile Nomganga tells you what's happening to your body, what symptoms to expect, how your menstrual cycle will change, as well as how to cope with hot flushes and night sweats.
30
NOV
2015

Health Hour - Living Positively with HIV

With World AIDS Day being commemorated, Dr Sindi talks about living positively with HIV. She is joined by Ntimbwe Mpamba, who was born with HIV and is dedicated to helping other youths in his position. Ntimbwe is the oldest person in Africa living with HIV who was born HIV+.
16
NOV
2015

Health Hour - Youth With Diabetes

With the international community recently commemorating World Diabetes Day, Jonathan Sinclair stands in for Dr Sindi and speaks to Lize van Dorsten and Kerry Kalweit from Youth With Diabetes, a non-profit organisation that empowers children, teens and young adults with Type 1 Diabetes, with support, knowledge, skills and confidence to live happy and healthy lives. Both Lize and Kerry have grown up with Type 1 Diabetes and are using their experience to helps others.
09
NOV
2015

Health Hour - Hospice & Palliative Care

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day has taken place and to commemorate this occasion Dr Sindi talks to CEO of Hospice Palliative Care Associate Dr Liz Gwyther who provides the facts surrounding the future of palliative care in our country and worldwide.
26
OCT
2015

Health Hour - Sexual Stimulant For Women

Dr Sindi introduces you to the first ever clinically tested sexual stimulant to hit the market. Applied externally, it increases sensitivity and blood flow, creating a more intense and pleasurable experience for women. She talks to Dr Eve who's a couple and sex therapist about this new product.
19
OCT
2015

Health Hour - Part 1: Eczema & Part 2: The work of a pharmacist

The doc's guest is Dr Claire Jamieson, who created a natural skincare range out of necessity, as her own daughter suffered from bad eczema, and she was unable to find any product that worked without irritating her skin. Sindi also chats to Nombulelo Ngamlana, who has been practising as a Pharmacist for 12 years.

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