On International Workers’ Day, countries around the world take the time to recognise the important role that workers and labour movements have played in securing fair employment standards and building a culture respectful of worker and human rights. In 2006, we opened our first clinic (Roadside Wellness Centre) in response to the realisation that mobile […]
We are excited and proud to announce that our partner ORTEC has won the 2013 GBC Health Business Action on Health Award in recognition of the technological and optimisation support they provide to North Star Alliance.
Since we opened our first clinic in 2006, we take a brief moment at the end of every year to tell you all just how busy we’ve been. Today, as we officially release our latest Annual Overview, it seems fair to say that 2012 was one of our busiest. With support from partners, both old […]
For a disease that can be largely prevented and easily cured, malaria remains an unnecessarily heavy burden for many people living in sub-Saharan Africa. Every year, over 200 million malaria cases occur worldwide, claiming the lives of an estimated 660,000 people, most of them living on the African continent. As with many diseases, hard-to-reach populations, […]
On April 16th, a long-haul truck driver named Simon was the first person to have his fingerprint scanned prior to having his blood pressure checked as part of a new pilot programme being run at our Roadside Wellness Centre (RWC) in Cato Ridge, South Africa. The pilot programme, which will also run at our Beitbridge […]