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Mediclinic Family magazine is Mediclinic’s dynamic quarterly magazine. It combines a mix of inspirational stories, medical breakthroughs and in-depth information on procedures and tests.

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Family Magazine #43 | Autumn 2021

In this issue


Higher Ground

Led by two of the country’s most recognisable public figures, the Kolisi Foundation is doing good, hard work where it matters most: in the everyday lives of ordinary South Africans.


  • Immunisations save lives and help stop diseases from spreading.
  • To ensure sterility, our surgical instruments are twice wrapped in sterile fabric.
  • Our hospitals did the first minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve implant procedure in Africa.
  • Some of our hospitals have operating tables that can support patients of up to 370kg in weight and 2.2m in height.
  • Our expert breastfeeding advice is based on the principles of the United Nations Children’s Fund and the World Health Organisation.
  • Trauma patients with a critically low temperature will often be wrapped in a space blanket to reduce heat loss.
  • Our 24-hour emergency centres feature state-of-the-art life-saving equipment.
  • We use a yacht-mast design for our cabling and keep it safely wound up in our trauma pedestals to avoid any accidents.
  • Our world-class neonatal units feature high frequency oscillatory ventilators to minimise lung trauma in premature babies.
  • An orange has over 170 different phytonutrients and more than 60 flavonoids, providing anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and blood clot-inhibiting effects.
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