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News24 launches The Sponsors of Brave campaign in partnership with Adcock Ingram OTC and gives you a chance to win R5 000!

News24 in partnership with Adcock Ingram OTC is spearheading a campaign
looking for the ordinary South African healthcare providers including
pharmacists, nurses and doctors doing extraordinary work in their
communities. The campaign aims to celebrate these unsung heroes of brave,
professionals who walk the extra mile attending to the medical and
healthcare needs in their communities making a real impact.
The Sponsors of Brave is calling on all South Africans to nominate their
local pharmacists, nurses or doctors so that their stories can be told.
News24 readers are encouraged to go to to submit their
nomination and to stand a chance to win R5,000. The Sponsors of Brave
campaign will feature 12 phenomenal stories on the heroes of healthcare.
Guest judges for the campaign include Health24 Editor Bevan Lakay, Carte
Blanche presenter Derek Watts, Expresso presenter Jeannie D, Survivor SA
2019 Runner-up and media personality Nicole Capper and Managing Editor for’s Brand Studio, Andrea Firth. One primary healthcare worker will win
an educational grant to attend an international medical conference, as well
as R25,000 towards their chosen charity.

“At a time when South Africans are yearning for stories on real people
making a real difference in their communities, this is the perfect platform
to inspire and celebrate these unsung heroes” says Bevan Lakay, Editor of

“If bravery was a sport, South Africans have an opportunity of being World
Champions through the vast number of primary healthcare workers in this
country making a real difference. This campaign provides a platform to
honour these brave heroes”, says Sudier Ramparsad, MD of Adcock Ingram OTC

Andrea Firth, Managing Editor of Brand Studio at adds “We are
extremely excited about this campaign, as South Africa’s leading digital
news brand we have the opportunity and the reach to share these often untold
stories of extraordinary kindness”.

For more information on how to nominate your local community pharmacist,
nurse or healthcare worker go to

Adcock Ingram OTC (over the counter medicines) is a leading and proudly
South African healthcare company providing quality products to improve the
health and lives of the communities they serve.

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