Medical sector cooperative developing niche products for shareholders

 MediCoop is developing investment, finance and insurance solutions specific for health professionals’ individual and business circumstances. MediCoop’s members are also shareholders.  Medicoop investment services MediCoop’s savings products...

Despite FWA Summit postponement, Section 59 report still to be released...

In its statement announcing the postponement of the Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA) Summit from 2 to 3 April in Durban to a date...

Africa Health moved from May to October

After consultation with partners from around the world, the organisers of the annual Africa Health Exposition and Conference have decided to postpone this year’s...

HASA asks for assistance to distribute information on coronavirus

The Hospital Association of SA, HASA, has asked its members, healthcare professionals and the media to assist in its efforts to communicate vital information...

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Concomitant viral infections: ‘World can learn from us’ – Mkhize

While it is both unfortunate and bad luck that COVID-19 has reached pandemic proportions at a time when South Africa is already grappling with concomitant disease issues...

Battling COVID-19 in SA: Cooperation of doctors key to winning the...

With between 60-70% of South Africans expected to be infected with COVID-19, there is a dire need for the response of healthcare professionals to...

Climate similar in cities with biggest outbreaks

A study report just released has indicated that cities that have experienced significant outbreaks of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) have similar winter climates. In their study...

Virus has natural origin, not ‘genetic engineering’

The analysis of public genome sequence data from SARS-CoV-2 and related viruses found no evidence that the virus was made in a laboratory or...

HPCSA announces contingency plans during COVID-19 outbreak

The HPCSA says it has invoked its Business Continuity Plan in the light of the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic as a national disaster in the...

COVID-19: Health Minister to answer doctors’ questions via webinar

As reported yesterday, SAMA will be hosting a live webinar tonight (19 March) which will give doctors the opportunity to pose their questions regarding...

Notification obligations under a medical malpractice insurance policy

Medical malpractice insurance is a practical necessity in the current litigious environment, as an unfavourable judgment can lead to severe financial and reputation consequences. Some of the most serious...

Clinical trial of investigational vaccine for COVID-19 begins in the US

A Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating an investigational vaccine designed to protect against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health...

Recommendations for radiologists on COVID-19

The journal Radiology has published the policies and recommendations of a panel of experts on radiology preparedness during the continuing coronavirus pandemic crisis The article outlines...

Drastic steps, but necessary – SAMA

In a media statement on the measures  announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last night to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country, the SA Medical Association...

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SAPPF AGM – 13 June 2020

SAPPF members are reminded that the 11th Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held on Saturday, 13 June 2020 at 10:00 at the Inter-Continental Hotel, OR...

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