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.

CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA

CHOC recommends that despite the SARS-Coronavirus-2 pandemic which is still evolving globally and remains a public health emergency of international concern, do not avoid getting checked or delay your treatment, an early diagnosis can better the survival rate.

How healthcare volunteers are changing lives at a rural district hospital

The Tshemba Foundation offers a unique experience where medical personnel can volunteer their time and expertise, long- or short-term.There are so many ways to add value, and the team at Tshemba can guide you around how you can make an impact.

World Brain Day 2021 dedicated to Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis has been called an invisible or silent disease, and the symptoms are not always obvious, but the disease can cut short the life ambitions of young, economically active people. Earlier diagnosis and better access to treatment can offer better quality of life to those affected by a disease for which there is no cure. This year World Brain Day is dedicated to multiple sclerosis.

Unrest in SA – children vulnerable to post-traumatic stress

The continuous civil unrest, looting and violence gripping parts of our country could see a spike in PTSD amongst children, even those not directly impacted, warns the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP). Parents and caregivers play the most crucial role in assisting children to deal with the current uncertainty and they need to recognise that children simply hearing about the violence, and observing adults’ responses to the situation, can cause child a child to become more anxious and traumatised.

How digital is making healthcare smarter

The need to access decentralised care has accelerated the use of emerging tech and digital solutions in the healthcare environment to enable remote care and improve healthcare outcomes in regions where access was previously unavailable. Bluegrass Digital partners with many clients in the healthcare sector to develop insight-led user experiences and drive innovation.

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