Retrenchment for employers: five critical need-to-knows

First of a series of labour-related articles for healthcare establishments and practices by Jacqui Reed, an attorney specialising in corporate employment law and immigration...

Link found between deep forehead wrinkles and higher risk for CVD...

Assessing brow wrinkles could be an easy, low-cost way to identify people in a high-risk category for CVD, according to research presented at the 2018 European Society for Cardiology Congress

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...

Transforming private practice in SA with a multidisciplinary healthcare model

In response to a worsening affordability crisis in medical aid in South Africa, a clinician-owned company in Alberton, Gauteng, has been transforming the way private medical...

CPD points now available on online medical CME platform

South African health professionals will now be able to earn their CPD points by watching medical lectures online. Medtalkz, SA’s new open access library of medical...

Netcare’s Richard Friedland sells R200 million worth of shares

The recent drop in Netcare’s share price following the release of weak interim results has forced CEO Richard Friedland to sell R200 million worth...

No other country has anything like NHI planned for SA

Only real lesson to be learned from others is that ‘health reform takes a long time’

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Schedule 2, 3 & 4 chronic medication prescriptions: 12-month repeats now...

Patients on Schedule 2, 3 and 4 chronic medications may now be prescribed repeats of up to 12 months by their pharmacist, Minister of Health, Dr Zweli...

World Endocrinology Congress in Cape Town puts spotlight on dramatic rise...

Endocrinologist, Dr Landi Lombard The concerning rise in endocrine disorders particularly diabetes and obesity, new developments and advances in the treatment and management of these conditions and...

CMS: Why we are stopping low-cost benefit options

In this article that originally appeared in Fin24, the CEO and Registrar of the Council for Medical Schemes, Dr Sipho Kabane explains why the...

Section 12J for HCP’s

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Boehringer’s diabetes drug declared 2018’s Best International Product

Boehringer Ingelheim’s sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitor, JardianceÒ (empagliflozin), has been announced winner of the 2018 Prix Galien International Award in the category “Best Pharmaceutical Product”. The Prix Galien...

SAHPRA warns about quinolone/fluoroquinolone antibiotics

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has issued new safety information on the use of the oral, injectable and inhalation quinolone/fluoroquinolone antibiotics following a...

Why SA’s health could crumble under pressure from NCDs

Researchers are warning that NCDs are becoming an increasing burden on the South African health system

31 October- 3 November 2019: 14th PASCAR Congress in association with...

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre Contact: Claire  011 325 0020 claire@eoafrica.co.za Website: www.saheart.org/congress 2019

Doctors appeal to President to end hard lockdown now

Almost 30 doctors including GPs, psychiatrists, surgeons and researchers have signed a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa urging him to relax the current hard...

More volunteers needed for COVID-19 Doctors on Call Programme

The Covid-19 Doctors on Call oversight committee is appealing to all South African registered doctors to consider voluntary participation in the Covid-19 Doctors on...