Dr Jacques Snyman has been appointed as the new CEO of Medical Specialist Holdings (MSH), a new holding company that was formed in 2016 to streamline the business activities of Equra Health and Isimo Health and create a better corporate structure for more effective governance.
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Equra Health, a leading service provider of cancer care in Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eckert Giliomee as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with immediate effect. The role reports to Dr Khaya Gobinca, CEO of Equra Health.
Eckert brings with him a wealth of experience, having served as Group Financial Director of Control Instruments Group Ltd, and has been Executive Director of the company since 2009. Prior to that, he served as Financial Director of Pi Shurlok in Pietermaritzburg; Acting Financial Director and Financial Manager of CI OmniBridge (now part of MiX Telematics); and Financial Manager at Control Instruments Group Ltd.
Cancer patients in Durban will soon be able to undergo radiation therapy on a new device that is the first of its kind on the African continent.
The arrival of the new Equra Health Elekta Versa HD linear accelerator at The Oncology Centre in Ridge Road, Durban was cause for celebration. It represents the latest in international radiation therapy technology and is able to offer greater treatment accuracy.
For the children at Ethelbert Home – a children’s home in Durban – the Easter holiday might not have been a weekend of fun and joy as it is for children elsewhere in the world – were it not for a team of caring and dedicated Equra Health staff.
Thanks to the empathy and commitment of Equra Health employees at oncology centres in Durban, children at Ethelbert Home were treated to traditional Easter fun activities on a day of laughter and games over the Easter weekend.
The annual CANSA Relay for Life event was held in the pouring rain in KZN this year and despite the wet weather, was hailed as a success by participants and organisers.
On a rainy night in February, when most people would have preferred to snuggle up in front of the telly at home, hundreds of people braved miserable conditions to participate in the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) annual Relay for Life event, held this year at Pitlochry Senior Primary School in Westville, Durban.