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Weighing in on COVID-19

Weighing in on COVID-19 Think of those fighting on the frontlines On 11 March 2020, the Coronavirus or COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. The last time this happened was 11 years ago and for many, COVID-19 is something of a new and unexpected threat. It seems to have...

Healthy homes and facilities to reduce infection risk

With the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions moving to Level 4, many South Africans are inevitably going to be exposed to more risk of exposure and transfer. This is already apparent when looking at the increase in cases since 5 May 2020. It is imperative that South Africans battle these heightened risks by keeping their homes and facilities not only clean but sanitised too.

Operation WarHorse – providing a South African pipeline for essential goods

Operation WarHorse – providing a South African pipeline for essential goods An initiative to develop a freight pipeline to bring vital, essential and medical supplies to South Africa utilising special airfreight charters has been launched as an initiative by the South...

Deep Heat – Your trusted brand has a fresh new look

Deep Heat – Your trusted brand has a fresh new look Cape Town, May 2020: Mentholatum SA, a health and wellness company and the makers of Deep Heat, has announced the launch of its new Deep Heat product packaging. The packaging upgrade and refined logo covers the...

Lack of supplier development leads to critical pharmaceutical shortages in COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted a lack of supplier development in South African supply chains. This has contributed to shortages of critical pharmaceutical components like the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in medicines, according to SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management.

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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