Another successful Disability Summit

The Disability Summit and Career Expo returned with a new location, more exhibitors and very excited students. MARISKA MORRIS reports The 2019 Disability Summit and Career Expo, sponsored by SABC, was held for the first time at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg across two days, April 11 and 12....

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Join the OUTsurance family

At the 2019 Disability Summit and Career Expo, the leading insurance provider urged people with disabilities to consider a career with its vibrant company Boldly decorated in the iconic green and purple, the OUTsurance exhibit stood out in the grey hall of the Nasrec Expo Centre where the 2019 Disability...

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No more UTI for you and me

It is common for people with an SCI to rely on a form of catheterisation to empty their bladder. This increases their risk of urinary tract infections, but there are many ways to help prevent the problem After suffering a spinal cord injury, most people rely on a form of...

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SpeediCath Navi is here

Coloplast has introduced SpeediCath® Navi, its innovative hydrophilic coated catheter. The latest addition to the SpeediCath® family is made specifically for Coloplast’s emerging markets, with the aim of raising the standard of care for catheter users with South Africa as the first country to launch Many male catheter users prefer...

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A van for everyone

The third-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has arrived in South Africa with the promise of being “100 percent for you”. GAVIN MYERS got behind the wheel at the launch Can you believe the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will be 25 years old in 2020? Since the debut of this vehicle range, more than 3,4 million...

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Toyota sponsors biggest para sporting event in South Africa

In March, athletes with disabilities gathered in Stellenbosch for the South Africa Sport Association for People with Disabilities (SASAPD) National Championships, sponsored by Toyota. MARISKA MORRIS and DEBORAH RUDMAN report SASAPD teamed up with Toyota South Africa Motors to host its National Championships for athletes with disabilities. The event ran...

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RAF disaster: Victims could be left destitute

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is facing a serious shortage of cash, which has led to it failing to pay out settlements that were agreed to or settled in court. Adriaan Kruger from Moneyweb reports Both the chairman and the chief executive officer of the Road Accident Fund (RAF) admitted...

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The elephant in the bedroom

Depending on the level of their injury and whether it is complete or not, men who have suffered a spinal cord injury might experience erectile dysfunction – but all is not lost. There are numerous interventions available to treat erectile dysfunction after a spinal cord injury, depending on the level...

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Disability rebates: ticking all the boxes

Although people with disabilities are entitled to certain rebates from SARS, claiming them is not simple. Disability tax specialist Jaco Kruger provides some insight. Creating awareness among the various disability organisations and groups in South Africa is of the utmost importance. I am a parent of a 26-year-old with a...

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