Any woman (and even men) can get breast cancer which is why it is so important to know about the disease and know about all potential treatments. It is often not clear why some people get cancer and others do not, and the more we learn about the disease, the better we get at curing it. Read more…

RSS Cancer Alliance

RSS CANSA – The Cancer Association of South Africa

RSS Fix The Patent Laws

  • New laws needed now to save lives: FTPL statement on new IP policy
    Intellectual property policy welcomed after nine years of development JOHANNESBURG, 31 MAY 2018 – Yesterday, after nine years of development, the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) finally published the Intellectual Property Policy of the Republic of South Africa, Phase I. The policy has been adopted by cabinet and as such represents official government policy, […]
  • South African Cabinet Approves New Intellectual Property Policy
      The Fix the Patent Laws Coalition (FTPL) welcomes the news today that the Cabinet of the Government of South Africa has approved the new Intellectual Property (IP) Policy. After nine years of policy development, two different draft policies and various rounds of public consultation, we now finally have an agreed-upon government policy that can […]

RSS Reach for Recovery

    Twelve candidates arrived on Friday morning 25th May 2018 to be trained as volunteers. Survivors were Louise Buhrs, Sandy Whitehouse, Shirley Gottschick, Lina Swan, Margaret Onemu, Jacquiline Mokgatsi, Katryn Botha, Loveness Rampedi, Nina Davidson, Gugulethu Mzamo and Busie Mhlanga. Rosemary January, a friend, also started her training and is interested in helping at the sewing […]
    Reach for Recovery KZN is gaining momentum, and are certainly ‘on the move’.  Our goal and focus this year is to reach into outlying / rural areas where there is often zero breast cancer awareness, education or information.  We recently held a training course in Durban, and had trainees from Ladysmith, Mtubatuba, Richards Bay, Empangeni, […]