Type 1 leaflet in public clinics – South Africans with Diabetes

Alongside the diabetes basics leaflet we developed, we also created a leaflet specifically for those living with Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 leaflet – TIME This Type 1 leaflet in public clinics should help those who need to manage insulin injections – it’s the second layer of foundational diabetes education. It is designed to work … Read more

Healthy Food Guide distribution – South Africans with Diabetes

We created this free Healthy Food Guide to help people with diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol make healthier choices. It’s also useful if you want to lose weight. Distribution is an essential part of what makes the Healthy Food Guide work. We send free printed copies to anyone who asks for them, anywhere in … Read more

Zulu King urges South Africans to join hands and protect women and children | The Citizen

Zulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini on Saturday took part in the National Men’s Day walk against gender-based violence and femicide, pledging his commitment to protect women and children. The walk and conference was organised by the GoodMen Foundation in collaboration with Queen Ntokozo Mayisela-Zulu’s Kamaskolo Foundation in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Addressing men and women gathered at Kingsmead … Read more

More than 10 000 South African babies abandoned annually | The Citizen

A local non-governmental organisation, Baby Savers South Africa (BSSA) says over 10 000 babies are abandoned in the country annually. What’s worse is that the vast majority of infants are found dead. Baby Savers South Africa is part of a national coalition of organisations working to put an end to unsafe infant abandonment. The organisation’s … Read more

Most South Africans need about two thirds of salary to pay debts – report | The Citizen

Most income groups need about two thirds of their take home salary to pay their debts and with no meaningful increase in real income, the combination of rising interest rates and inflation is choking consumers who are borrowing more in an attempt to find breathing space. According to DebtBusters’ 2022 Debt Index for the third … Read more

Ireland v South Africa: All the stats, facts and figures | The Citizen

The Test rugby rivalry between Ireland and South Africa dates back to 1906. And on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin the teams will meet again, for the 27th time. It will be the first meeting between the teams in five years after Ireland beat the Boks 38-3 on 11 November 2017 at the … Read more

South Africans have too little life and disability insurance | The Citizen

The most recent study on life and disability cover by the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (Asisa) indicates that the untimely death of a breadwinner, or an accident that leaves them disabled, will be a true disaster for most families in SA. The typical wage earner simply does not have enough life insurance … Read more

‘Never happened before’: South Korean island baffled by missile alert | The Citizen

When a North Korean missile triggered an air raid siren warning locals on South Korea’s island of Ulleungdo to seek shelter, no one — including the deputy mayor — knew what to do. About 130 kilometres (80 miles) off South Korea’s east coast, Ulleungdo, population 9,000, is a picture-perfect destination of green rocky outcrops and … Read more

Wear Blue for Diabetes this World Diabetes Day (November 14th) – South Africans with Diabetes

Let’s come together to create awareness around diabetes in our schools and communities. Let’s #WearBlueForDiabetes! The idea Whether you’re a person living with diabetes, a carer of someone living with diabetes or a friend or family member, we want you to join us in wearing blue to create awareness for diabetes. Invite your school, workplace … Read more