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KZN’s Dr Zweli Mkhize new Minister of Health

State President Cyril Ramaphosa has just announced that Dr Zweli Mkhize, former Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, succeeds Dr Aaron Motsoaledi as South Africa’s...

Allergy

HMI-prompted ethical rules redrafting underway

After agreeing with the Health Market Inquiry (HMI) findings to the extent that certain of its rulings - namely Rule 7 – Fees and...

Cardiology

HMI-prompted ethical rules redrafting underway

After agreeing with the Health Market Inquiry (HMI) findings to the extent that certain of its rulings - namely Rule 7 – Fees and...

Critical Care

Different mind-set required ‘to do things differently’

The private sector can learn a lot from its public counterparts, but still needs to support the public sector as it meets its challenges. Addressing KZNDHC Conference delegates...

Dermatology

Diabetes

Different mind-set required ‘to do things differently’

The private sector can learn a lot from its public counterparts, but still needs to support the public sector as it meets its challenges. Addressing KZNDHC Conference delegates...

Dietetics

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Schemes’ forensic units ‘laws unto themselves’: IPAF

The Independent Practitioner Association Foundation of South Africa (IPAF), in a firmly worded position statement* on fraud and alleged racism by medical schemes just...

Optometry

Doctor pharmacist collaboration essential to cut out iatrogenesis risks

South African patients are essentially getting a raw deal when it comes to medication counselling and assured adherence “In the United States they experience from...

Paediatrics

Travellers should be aware of measles risk in Europe

Travellers need to be aware of measles in Europe and should ensure children are adequately vaccinated, a study published online this week in Pediatrics has...

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