Topical Issues

April 25, 2019

World Day for Safety and Health at Work – 28 April 2019

April 19, 2019

World Allergy Week 22-28 April 2019

March 24, 2019

World TB Day 2019 – “It’s Time”

Each year on 24 March, the world observes World TB Day. This important international day intends to raise public awareness that tuberculosis remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. In 1882 Dr Robert Koch made the principal discovery of the tubercule bacillus, which was a major event in the history of medicine and essentially a turning point in our understanding and conquest of that deadly […]
March 22, 2019

World Water Day 2019

January 29, 2019

NIOH joins hands with HOSPERSA

The Health & Other Services Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (HOSPERSA) has signed a memorandum of agreement with the National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH) of the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS).  The agreement paves a way for collaborative efforts for both parties to address various Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) challenges experienced by health workers in the workplace.  By signing this agreement, the NIOH and the Union have pledged to working together on projects that seek to improve […]