Welcome to Medpharm Publications

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.

SAHPRA issues GESlabs licence to manufacture cannabinoid pharmaceutical ingredients

A disruptive new pharmaceutical business, GESlabs (www.geslabs.com), has just smashed an unusual milestone and has been licensed to manufacture cannabinoid pharmaceuticals, in Africa for the global market.

A new herbal apothecary, botanical drink bar and coffee club, Cannibisters opens in Cape Town

A new herbal apothecary, botanical drink bar and coffee club, Cannibisters opens in Cape Town Cannibisters, a members-only retro style herbal apothecary and coffee club, has opened in Cape Town. The apothecary and coffee club is a dream come true for serial...

Riverview Manor advises on dealing with addiction during the festive season

The festive season is difficult for many people, especially those suffering from addiction. Des Wilkinson a Clinical Psychologist at Riverview Manor comments on the marked increase in substance and alcohol abuse.

The vital role of vaccines in SA’s rabies outbreak

The last few months has seen an increase in the number of human rabies cases. This is particularly worrying as with a 99.9% fatality rate, rabies is the deadliest disease on earth. Education is vital in the fight to eliminate rabies and you have a key role to play in ensuring your patients are empowered with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions.

Grass-roots solutions that are making a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS

The current shortage of healthcare practitioners in South Africa poses a substantial threat to the adequate provision and delivery of healthcare. Many in the healthcare sector believe that this shortage constitutes a national crisis. In a world where specialised healthcare can seem unattainable, Tshemba, Hlokomela and Tintswalo Hospital are working together to ensure this isn’t so.

For all official information and updates regarding COVID-19, please visit the South African Department of Health’s website