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Visit any Mediclinic Vaccination Centre over Vooma Vaccination Weekend

Mediclinic is once again participating in the Vooma Vaccination Weekend, 12-13 November 2021, in support of COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Consulting a medical practitioner is advised for vaccine hesitant

As we near the end of 2021, many feel they can breathe a sigh of relief, but clinicians across the country are warning the community not to drop their guard

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COVID-19 vaccinations during pregnancy and lactation

COVID-19 vaccination is strongly encouraged for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and women who are contemplating pregnancy.

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COVID-19 and your brain

There is now overwhelming evidence in literature published by researchers indicating that COVID-19 impacts directly on both the central and peripheral nervous system.

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COVID-19 and PTSD

Experts say the number of people experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is rising as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • You get 20% of the water your body needs from eating fruit and vegetables.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic has the highest number of internationally accredited facilities in Southern Africa.
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  • Immunisations save lives and help stop diseases from spreading.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We place oxygen-releasing, toxin-absorbing plants, like Sanseviera Trifasciata, around our hospitals.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our radio-translucent theatre beds enable X-rays to be taken on the spot, without having to move the patient or disturb the procedure.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • The triage admission system in our emergency centres has been able to reduce mortality by up to 50%.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our hospitals did the first minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve implant procedure in Africa.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We have backup generators for our backup generators so that we can provide uninterrupted expert care.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • An orange has over 170 different phytonutrients and more than 60 flavonoids, providing anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and blood clot-inhibiting effects.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic uses building materials that reduce background noise for minimal disturbance.
    #MediclinicFacts
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Mediclinic makes it easy for you to get vaccinated

You can now book your COVID-19 shots at more than 30 Mediclinic hospitals countrywide.

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COVID-19 and your heart

Although most people think of COVID-19 as a respiratory disease that affects the lungs, this virus is just as likely to cause damage to your heart. A specialist explains why.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • To prevent harmful bacteria being absorbed by mattresses we use protective under sheets made from polypropylene.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic is one of the three leading private hospital groups in Southern Africa and the sixth largest private healthcare group in the world.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • The triage admission system in our emergency centres has been able to reduce mortality by up to 50%.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We found a practical solution to a shortage of theatre nurses by becoming a registered teaching institution.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A jumping rope uses almost every muscle in the entire body during exercise.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our hospitals are designed to minimise ambient noise to promote sleeping and the healing process.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We install alcohol rub dispensers at our facilities to prevent the spread of pathogens.
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  • Most nursing units have windows overlooking gardens to promote healing.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Trauma patients with a critically low temperature will often be wrapped in a space blanket to reduce heat loss.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our hospitals have been awarded international accreditation for best practice in the management of environmental systems and practices.
    #MediclinicFacts
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How COVID-19 is impacting hearing and balance loss

The COVID-19 pandemic is a phenomenon which is historically rare, for which healthcare systems and populations across the world were ill-prepared. The pandemic has affected people, businesses, and healthcare facilities around the world.

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Why getting your COVID-19 jab may be the most important thing you do this year

Your COVID-19 vaccine is the best protection we have against a pandemic that hasn’t shown signs of abating.

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Long COVID: could you be at risk?

Doctors are now seeing patients who have recovered from COVID-19 but are still experiencing lingering symptoms long afterwards. This is known as long COVID, and it more often affects women.

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Into the Future

A global pandemic and unprecedented public health crisis has left our operational systems and frontline staff stronger than ever.

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