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Caring during the festive season: tips and holiday help ideas for dementia carers

Full time caring for a loved one who has dementia can, if you’re not careful, result in caregiver burnout. Being responsible for someone with dementia day in and day out takes a lot of energy and patience, which takes its toll emotionally and mentally. So what happens when you need a proper holiday or even a day off, that requires short-term care for your loved one?

Why dormakaba’s touch-free automated entrance solutions are sought-after

As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are increasingly turning to technology to stabilise everyday life – with security and access control being top areas of consideration.
This is why dormakaba’s touch-free automated entrance solutions are recognised and sought-after by operators in several commercial sectors, including healthcare, education, retail and hospitality.

Is the supply chain profession ready to save the world?

The distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine from drugmakers to billions of people around the world is likely to be the supply chain management profession’s greatest endeavour ever. Healthcare supply chains that were stretched and strained during the COVID-19 pandemic with the distribution of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may not be ready. The industry’s most pressing imperative is to upskill healthcare supply chain professionals, to equip them for the coming challenge, according to SAPICS, Southern Africa’s Professional Body for Supply Chain Management.

The Next Generation of Brave: Meet nursing student Karabo Seema from the SG Lourens Nursing College in Pretoria

The Next Generation of Brave: Meet nursing student Karabo Seema from the SG Lourens Nursing College in Pretoria. This nursing student is an advocate for human rights.

High-tech hope for Eastern Cape cancer patients

There is renewed hope for cancer patients in the Eastern Cape who need treatment for difficult to reach tumours, with the installation of a new state-of-the-art machine at the Icon Oncology radiation therapy unit based in Port Elizabeth.

Medpharm Publications was founded in 1988 and has established itself as the largest medical and pharmaceutical journal publisher in South Africa.
With a publications list of more than ten titles comprising of over fifty journal editions, Medpharm Publications reach more than 40 000 healthcare workers countrywide with printed editions, and has established a global audience with the online editions.
The majority of Medpharm Publications’ journals are associated with professional or scholarly societies and acts as the official South African mouthpiece in the associated discipline. All journals are web-based, most of which are fully peer-reviewed, with five titles accredited by the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to earn research subsidies for academic departments.
As a publisher, passionate about journal publishing, we believe that South African researchers and clinicians can and will make a significant contribution to world medical literature.

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