Monthly Archives: September 2017

Home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer could almost halve invasive examinations by 2020

A major NHS England funded study is expected to almost halve the number of invasive procedures by 2020 by improving the accuracy of home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer from invisible amounts of blood. This could mean more than 100,000 … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu Fast Facts – WENY

CNN Library (CNN) — Here’s a look at the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Personal:Birth date: October 7, 1931 Birth place: Klerksdorp, Transvaal, South Africa Birth name: Desmond Mpilo Tutu Father: Zachariah Tutu, schoolteacher Mother: Aletta … Continue reading

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NHS England to help tackle rising costs of GP indemnity with £10 million boost

NHS England has today announced at its Public Board meeting plans to help strengthen out-of-hours GP services during the winter period by making £10 million available for indemnity costs. Last winter an extra 80,000 GP sessions took place thanks to … Continue reading

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NHS England to help tackle rising costs of GP indemnity with £10 million boost

NHS England has today announced at its Public Board meeting plans to help strengthen out-of-hours GP services during the winter period by making £10 million available for indemnity costs. Last winter an extra 80,000 GP sessions took place thanks to … Continue reading

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Gender and racial justice advocate Naomi Tutu to speak on campus

Naomi Tutu spoke at IdeaFestival in 2009. Photo courtesy of Flickr.  RAE STOFFEL | STAFF REPORTER | rstoffel@butler.edu Nontombi Naomi Tutu, daughter of Desmond Tutu, will be at Butler University next Tuesday to talk about gender-based abuse. Naomi Tutu, a race … Continue reading

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‘Arch for Arch’ tribute to Tutu planned for Cape Town

Cape Town – The finishing touches are being put to a striking monument for Anglican Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu which will be unveiled in Cape Town in October to celebrate his birthday. Called “Arch for Arch”, the dome-shaped monument will … Continue reading

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NHS England Board meeting – 28 September 2017

The next NHS England Board meeting will take place on 28 September 2017 from approximately 10.45am at Skipton House, 80 London Road, London, SE1 6LH. If you would like to attend, please register your interest by emailing england.boardattendance@nhs.net and let us know if you … Continue reading

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What we can learn from South Africa about reconciliation

By Dr. Prakash Chenjeri This is the sixth in a series of seven dispatches from a visit by students in the Southern Oregon University Honors College to South Africa. “My father always used to say, ‘Don’t raise your voice. Improve … Continue reading

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Here’s Africa’s largest contemporary art museum inside 42 old grain silos

South African is host to Africa’s largest contemporary art museum opened in the port city of Cape Town. The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) is located near a harbour overlooking Robben Island and built inside the city’s … Continue reading

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Heritage Day: 5 interesting facts about South African genealogy and …

In 2004, M-Net’s Carte Blanche released a documentary titled So Where Do We Come From. The series used state-of-the-art DNA testing methodology and cutting-edge research to take viewers on a journey to discover South African ancestry and genealogy. The theory … Continue reading

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