What is malaria?
Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito which feeds on humans. People who get malaria are typically very sick with […]
What is malaria?
In our current economic climate, having efficient systems in place is integral to business sustainability.
Medical Surveillance is mandatory, and having it done causes a business interruption due to the impact on production, lost man-hours and […]
What is TB?
Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. Not […]
What is influenza?
Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is caused by the influenza virus and symptoms vary in severity depending on the strain of virus.
The most common symptoms are listed below with a comparison between […]
What is a head Injury?
A head injury is a trauma, to any part of a person’s head (scalp Skull or brain). A trauma may be a minor bump (concussion) or severe injury leading to coma […]
In the Occupational Health & Safety Act no.85 of 1993, reference is made to ‘medical surveillance’ and is defined as a planned programme of periodic examination/medicals (which may include clinical examinations, biological monitoring or medical […]
The term “heart disease” refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease (CAD), which affects the blood flow to the heart. Decreased blood flow can […]
The primary goal of an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) has always been to help with resolving or managing problems that can interfere with an employee’s ability to perform their work. They are able to provide […]
With the upcoming of World HIV/AIDS day on 1 December, HSP thought it would be a good idea to post some information on HIV/AIDS as this disease is a global pandemic which has had a […]
Prostate cancer has the potential to grow and spread very quickly. It is important for patients to discuss their various testing options with HSP Group. The number of men being diagnosed with cancer is rising […]