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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Health Awareness Month and women all over the world are looking at ways to detect breast cancer early and optimise treatment.
Apart from non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women of all races, with a lifetime risk of 1 in 35 in South Africa, according to the 2007 National Cancer Registry.
All women are encouraged to conduct regular self-examinations once a month and should start regular mammograms from the age of 40.
Mammograms are used as a screening tool to detect early breast cancer in …

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Celebrating 30 Years of Specialized Psychiatric Care

Vista Clinic is a private psychiatric hospital situated in Centurion
The most frequent conditions treated are mood and anxiety disorders such as depression, bipolar disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders and also psychotic illnesses.
Vista Clinic celebrated 30 years of existence with a formal evening function on 10 September 2014.
Founded in June 1984, Dr Japie Vermaak (Psychiatrist) started Vista Clinic with only 20 beds from his private home in Pretoria, South Africa.
Dr Vermaak identified the need for a private psychiatric hospital in Pretoria after a patient committed suicide as a result of no bed …

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2de Prinses in die “Mini Miss Hatfield Plaza 2014″

Letitia van der Neut (14jaar) van Centurion is as 2de Prinses in die “Mini Miss Hatfield Plaza 2014″ in die ouderdoms kategorie 13-17 jaar gekroon.

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Property Valuation and Town Planning Procedures

Development Institute and Training Academy (DITASA) in Centurion have been in operation since 2004 as a training centre for estate agents.
Today they offer training to other sectors such as Health and Safety, Human Resources, Technical, Security, Management as well as Wholesale and Retail.
A very informative seminar was recently hosted by the DITASA for estate agents and other business owners.
The special guest speaker, Matsobane Seota, Registrar: SA Council for the Property Values Profession (SACPVP) explained the purpose of the council and encouraged registration to be trained as fully qualified property valuers.
Abrie …

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Social Butterfly for World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

The annual World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) will be held on Saturday 11 October 2014 to celebrate and support Hospice and Palliative Care worldwide.
The theme this year will be “Achieving universal coverage of palliative care: Who cares? We do!”
The aim of WHPCD is to share their vision of increasing the availability of Hospice and to raise awareness and understanding of the needs of people living with life-limiting illnesses and their families, be it medical, social practical or spiritual needs.
Each year, more than 60 countries take part in the …