Call for ALL HCWs not yet vaccinated to register ‘as soon...

Those health care workers in line with the Department of Health’s vaccination roll-out approach who have not yet been vaccinated must register for their...

Cannabis: still more questions than answers…

The lack of scientific evidence on the benefits of cannabis in the treatment of medical conditions have added to the complexities surrounding its use...

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PPS Healthcare Administrators, Brandmed join forces to enhance digital-enablement

PPS Healthcare Administrators and Brandmed have joined forces to provide a digitally-enabled, outcomes-based managed care solution to address the reactive fragmented, inefficient and expensive...

Shielding medical practices against cyber-attacks

Last year South Africa experienced a surge in cyber-attacks. Credit bureau Experian grabbed headlines with its massive data breach which exposed the personal details...

Restrictions will make no difference to medical practice pressures: SAMA chair

The restrictions imposed in and the timing of the implementation of the Level Four lock-down measures once again reflect the fact that the authorities...

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Here are some of the articles Med Brief Africa readers found the most interesting in the past week: Studies, personal experience prove ‘ivermectin makes no...

Salute to healthcare worker families

A tribute* from the Hospital Association of SA  (HASA): Every day, all around the country, families wave their loved ones goodbye as those heroes go...

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GSK celebrates impact of healthcare partnerships for millions of South African...

Over 4.5 million South African children across Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal, Limpopo, Free State and Western Cape have benefited from a series of healthcare partnerships...

How doctors can make their offices POPIA compliant

By BH Groenewald, Director: The Tax Shop  As a healthcare provider you collect and store medical records and patient data, on a daily basis but...

COVID exposure: still co-operation issues when benefits are obvious

As it is now widely understood that medical schemes saw significant reductions in claims expenditure in 2020 - despite the impact of COVID-related claims – can...

Africa Telehealth Conference 2021

SAVE THE DATE: Join the virtual Africa Telehealth Conference happening from 8-9 June 2021. The conference aims to support Telehealth development in Africa that...

Digital Medical Marketing Masterclass 2, virtual conference to go ahead 19th...

The annual Medical Marketing Masterclass, focussing on reaching healthcare practitioners via digital platforms will be going ahead virtually on the 19th May 2021.  Last...

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Occupational health ‘high risk’ for contracting virus

The occupational health environment during this COVID-19 challenge is most certainly stressful and high risk for contracting the disease, according to Far East Rand...

HPCSA telemedicine guideline ‘wrong and dangerous’: health bodies

Organisations representing medical doctors, medical schemes, and medical scheme administrators, have expressed deep concerns over a guideline by the Health Professions Council of South...