The Business of Health

Biggest SA Medical Cannabis Clinical Trial Underway – Dr Shiksha Gallow is on The Business of Health

BioData is conducting a 12 month study to examine the difference in the quality of life and effects on chronic pain levels of participating patients by using medical cannabis as an alternative to traditional opioid use. It's being called South Africa's first real world study of medical cannabis involving 1000 participants whose medical cannabis use will be observed over a period of time. The trial is expected to provide much needed insight into the link between cannabis genetics and...

Recently launched Organon is the only company of its size focused exclusively on women’s health.

With an international footprint that serves people in more than 140 markets, Organon’s mission is to deliver impactful medicines and solutions for healthcare issues facing women in Sub-Saharan Africa. “As a new healthcare company in South Africa our focus is on listening to South African women’s healthcare needs, and develop solutions tailored to their needs. With our global reach and local mindset, we know there is much we can do for women’s health in South Africa,” explains Organon...

Biodx – The First South African biotech to achieve EU Biocidal Registration – The Business of Health

At the end of a very long, very expensive five years of testing and following a rigorous, strict application process, Biodx has finally achieved EU registration* for their b bioactive™ (DECONT-X™) disinfectant technology. "In a world where everyone is talking about a sustainable future, we’re actually working to create it." - Burt Rodrigues, CEO of Biodx

Exploring the science behind MAGIC MUSHROOMS and other psychedelics – The Business of Health

In The Business of Health Gisele Wertheim Aymes Founder of The World of Longevity speaks to Matt Stang Chairman of Delic Holdings Incorporated. Delic is listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange and is a leader in the psychedelic industry educating the public on psychedelic wellness and investment. After decades of demonization and criminalization psychedelic drugs may soon shake up mainstream psychiatry, an industry that in recent decades has seen few pharmacological advancements for the treatment of mental disorders and...

A proudly South Africa Company taking the African hair care market by storm – The Business of Health

In this episode of the Business of Health Gisele Wertheim Aymes speaks to Taryn Gill founder of The Perfect Hair. After a long, successful career in the media industry Taryn identified a gap in the African hair care market and promptly launched a highly successful hair care product into this space. The Perfect Hair has now partnered with a large manufacturing company and is competing head on with global multinational brands.