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Has COVID prompted a rethink on NHI?

As a registered health professional who has probably already had a COVID experience in one way or another and now more than likely to...

Poor data, centralised procurement issues COVID-unearthed threats to NHI

The poor and limited use of data since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has to be realised and strengthened particularly in light of...

Rethinking healthcare options for 2021**

The toll of a pandemic on healthcare costs and provisioning Adapting to a new way of enabling and delivering quality healthcare for members during an...

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Here are some the articles Med Brief Africa readers found the most interesting during the past week: Recent developments and reports reveal deep problems in...

LCBOs in spotlight this Friday

While Circular 56 from the Council for Medical Schemes has granted a further exemption to medical insurers to continue operating, there is still some urgency for...

NHI: lessons to be learnt from COVID corruption experience

The COVID corruption experience will “be looked at” as the country prepares to implement the proposed national health insurance (NHI) system, Department of Health...

Time to name, shame, jail abusers ‘promoting death and mortality across...

The president of the Africa Health Federation, Dr Amit Thakker, has called for the establishment of an Africa COVID 19 Discipline Index as a...

HPCSA calls for board nominations*

The Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) is now calling for suitable candidates to serve as members of the council for the new five...

Guidance helps doctors optimize telemedicine for seniors

In an Ideas and Opinions article published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine, guidance is provided for physicians to optimize telemedicine, which can be...

Women in focus in Wednesday’s BHF Dialogue Session Three

Theme for the third in the six-part BHF Dialogue 20/20 series, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 from 09:00-12:00, will be...

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Here are some of the articles Med Brief Africa found the most interesting in the past week: Schemes are NOT denying beneficiaries COVID-19 relief –...

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Here are some of the articles Med Brief Africa readers found the most interesting during the past week Financial assistance for private practitioners to assist...

Telehealth + COVID-19 adding new dimension to practice management*

Telehealth is a focus at present, given the surge of COVID-19 – a focus that has served to update and expand regulations around telehealth...

ASPEN WEBINAR: COVID-19, Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis

The current global poser as to whether immune-suppressing drugs should still be used to maintain adequate asthma control during the COVID-19 pandemic will no...

OPINION: Time has come to look toward the horizon and take...

South Africans have borne the brunt of nationwide lockdown for more than six weeks thus far – the diligence and perseverance of citizens proving...

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...

October SA Heart Congress cancelled

The SA Heart & PCR Congress 2020, scheduled to have taken place from 22 to 25 October at the Sandton Convention Centre, has been cancelled. “This unfortunate decision...