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Posted on August 17th, 2020 by Episodic

August is Women’s Month and a 31-day celebration of the women who have helped shape South Africa. While women continue to be a powerful force for change in their families, communities and country, they are often so busy nurturing others that they tend to neglect themselves.

Posted on July 8th, 2020 by Episodic

Did you know that one in three South Africans will be affected by mental health issues in their lifetimes? This is according to Africa’s largest mental health support and advocacy group, the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG). Since 80% of people with a mental illness do not get treatment, SADAG wants to create awareness to encourage more people to seek help, treatment and support and has therefore declared that July is Mental Illness Awareness Month.

Posted on June 15th, 2020 by Episodic

People are more aware today than ever of the importance of washing their hands regularly and thoroughly. Episodic Health would like to remind all South Africans that practising good hand hygiene should be a lifetime commitment.

Posted on June 1st, 2020 by Episodic

While June is known for being Youth Month, it is Men’s Health Month too. The entire month is dedicated to raising awareness around preventable health problems among men and boys. Plus, it aims to encourage early detection and treatment of diseases that are common in men like cardiovascular disease, prostate cancer and diabetes.

Posted on May 1st, 2020 by Episodic

World Hypertension Day is marked annually on the 17th of May and is designed to educate the public about and increase awareness of hypertension, which is also commonly known as high blood pressure.

Posted on March 1st, 2020 by Episodic

As the days go on, the number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the country continues to climb. Now with government's declaration of a State of Disaster, people are understandably starting to panic. Episodic wants to encourage our members to remain calm and follow the proposed measures to help protect yourselves from contracting the disease.

Posted on December 1st, 2019 by Episodic

It’s easy to get swept up by the holiday season and, while it might be the best time of the year. At Episodic, we want you to start the New Year off on the right foot, so here are our top tips for staying healthy and happy this holiday season.

Posted on November 1st, 2019 by Episodic

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