Here are
some of the articles Med Brief Africa readers found the most interesting in the
past week:

D-Day for NHI Bill details after Cabinet approval

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/d-day-for-nhi-bill-details-after-cabinet-approval/

SA’s healthcare system lacks real data to improve quality care

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/sas-healthcare-system-lacks-real-data-to-improve-quality-care/

Patients with an ‘empathic’ GP at reduced risk of early death

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/patients-with-an-empathic-gp-at-reduced-risk-of-early-death/

Psychiatric diagnoses ‘scientifically meaningless’

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/psychiatric-diagnoses-scientifically-meaningless/

Statin use tied to longer survival in dementia patients

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/statin-use-tied-to-longer-survival-in-dementia-patients/

Growth failure premmies tied to altered gut bacteria

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/growth-failure-preemies-tied-to-altered-gut-bacteria/