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.

Air Liquide and Unjani Clinics partner to improve access to oxygen for medical use in peri-urban and rural communities in South Africa

Air Liquide partners with Unjani Clinics to expand access to a comprehensive, sustainable solution for oxygen therapy to their network of 92 primary care clinics across South Africa.

Making a world of difference to women’s health in Africa – Focus on World Contraception Day and access to healthcare for women

New in South Africa, Organon, the only global company of its size focused on women’s health, aims to address the pressing healthcare issues facing women in the Sub-Saharan region, and to significantly improve their health.

Tygerberg Hospital Children’s Trust World Preemie Festival kicks off in November

World Prematurity Day (World Preemie Day) is celebrated annually on 17 November. For the past three years the Tygerberg Hospital Children’s Trust (THCT) has marked the celebration with a one-day Community Fair inside the premises of Tygerberg Hospital which will be held on Saturday, 13 November.

Data compliance for healthcare

According to legislation, all healthcare facilities including hospitals and clinics are required to manage the complete destruction of all data when IT assets reach end-of-life. PoPIA requires them to practice due diligence and ensure their storerooms go through the expected data erasure techniques essential to protect company data.

Hospital Association of South Africa announces new Board

The Hospital Association of South Africa elected a new Board at its Annual General Meeting and the Board has been expanded from 11 members to 16 members.

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