ALLSA and SAPA held their combined congress, ALLPAEDS 2018 in Cape Town last week. MedBrief Africa was there to cover some of the presentations and action at this exciting and stimulating event.
But distribution of healthcare providers remains disproportionate in terms of geographical location and population needs
Drugs most commonly prescribed to patients seen by GPs are not often tested in the patients using primary care services
Study highlights critical yet rarely quantified healing effect of visits in which the physician's sole role is to assure patients they will soon feel better
With only three weeks left before the deadline for comment on the recently released NHI Bill expires, the place of private healthcare in the proposed system is increasingly questioned
As the deadline approaches for the submission on comment on the NHI and Medical Schemes Amendment Bill, government has been urged to wait for the Health Market Inquiry’s final report in November before going ahead with the implementation of the two pieces of legislation
Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town
Clinicians urgently need to identify and quantify risk factors associated with Asthma COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS) in women to improve their health and save lives
Children with allergies have a lower risk of developing complicated appendicitis a new study has found
African healthcare providers now have access to CME/CPD accredited, online specialist content from leading international universities through the A.D.A.M. Suite of Healthcare Products
Compared to treatment with an inhaled glucocorticoid alone, combination therapy with a long-acting β2-agonist (LABA) and an inhaled glucocorticoid is not associated with a significantly higher...
Association is mediated by increased use of β-lactam alternative antibiotics
Children with known skin, food and respiratory allergies should be screened for the emerging, chronic food allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Paediatric allergists who analysed a very large...