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24 March: World TB Day

The theme for World Tuberculosis Day 2024 continues from 2023: We can end TB!”, which aims to urge leaders from around the world to act to stop the TB epidemic. Basic TB facts: “Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any […]

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21 March is Human Rights Day

Why is Human Rights Day a public holiday? Human Rights Day is a national holiday in South Africa that is always celebrated on March 21st. The holiday commemorates the establishment of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC). Dr Wolmarans: 012 549 8900 / office@gjmw.co.za Visit our website for more info: www.gjmw.co.za . . .

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21 March: World Down Syndrome Day

On World Down Syndrome Day 2024, we call for people around the world to end the stereotypes. “A human rights-based approach views people with disabilities as having the right to be treated fairly and have the same opportunities as everyone else, working With others to improve their lives.” Read more: https://bit.ly/3LFeTX4 Dr Wolmarans: 012 549

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What is Diarrhoea?

Increased frequency – This means that your child begins having bowel movements more than twice as often as usual. Looser consistency – Stools have become more loose, watery, mucous, green or runny than usual. Visit our FAQ page for more info on What causes diarrhoea? and When to be concerned: https://www.gjmw.co.za/faqs Contact us to book

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World Glaucoma Week 10th – 16th March

“World Glaucoma Week is a global initiative organized by the World Glaucoma Association. We invite patients, eye care providers, health officials and the public to join forces in organizing awareness activities worldwide. Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness, and distinct challenges may be present in different regions of the world. Our goal is

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3 March is World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. The theme for 2024 is: “Changing mindsets: Let’s make ear and hearing care a reality for all!”. More info: https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-hearing-day/2024 Dr Wolmarans: 012 549 8900

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Breastmilk Storage

*Fresh milk: 4 hours at room temperature *Fridge: 3-5 days *Freezer: Feed to baby within two hours *Thaw: 1 day in the fridge *Defrost: In fridge 12 hours or in warm water *STOP: Do NOT refreeze thawed milk! . . . Speak to Dr. Wolmarans should you have any queries regarding your breastmilk/feeding journey Dr.

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