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.

South Africa’s dwindling nursing skills represent significant threat to delivery of primary healthcare approach and NHI

The delivery of the primary healthcare approach and the achievement of any semblance of universal health coverage are moot if South Africa does not rapidly address the critical skills shortages and working conditions of nurses

Good for the soul: How helping others reignited my passion for South Africa

Good for the soul: How helping others reignited my passion for South Africa South Africa is not only the most unequal country in the world, it also does not care well enough for its weak and sick. Its inequitable access to healthcare is iniquitous in many parts of the...

Pharma Dynamics marks 20-year milestone with sonic art

Leading local pharmaceutical company, Pharma Dynamics, turns 20 this year. To mark the occasion, it is inviting patients, pharmacists, healthcare practitioners and all those who helped to shape the company in the last two decades to participate in the creation of a digital artwork that will take on the form of a heart.

Get a grip on flu: quadrivalent flu vaccine gives life-saving protection to healthcare professionals and patients

At a time when healthcare systems are under pressure due to COVID-19, influenza (flu) prevention has become more of a priority.

Volunteers proactively support holistic rural healthcare through outreach programmes

The Tshemba Foundation, a medical volunteer programme that attracts healthcare professionals from around the world to share their knowledge, skills and experience, is now focusing on an outreach programme over and above the volunteers who routinely spend time at Tintswalo Hospital, the district hospital in Acornhoek.

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