Anusol™ Ointment for internal and external piles

Anusol™ Ointment for internal and external piles

Anusol™ is the UK’s #1 selling piles treatment* providing multiple formats and categories to cover different therapeutic needs and consumer preferences. Anusol ointment offers treatment for both internal and external piles.

Bayer Pharmaceuticals partners with Unjani Clinics

Bayer Pharmaceuticals partners with Unjani Clinics

Bayer Pharmaceuticals are providing a grant of R4.6 million to establish four clinics in partnership with the Unjani Clinic Network. The first clinic in Tsakane officially opened on 9 April.

Messe Muenchen South Africa turns expos into multi-channel marketing opportunity

Messe Muenchen South Africa turns expos into multi-channel marketing opportunity

Messe Muenchen South Africa is moving to help exhibitors maximise their marketing budgets by broadening the reach and impact of their participation, making expert teams and multiple communications channels available to exhibitors as a targeted marketing channel to add to their expo investment.
Suzette Scheepers, CEO of Messe Muenchen South Africa, says “We are aware that many organisations are being forced to carefully control their marketing budgets in the current environment. But at the same time, marketing is more important than ever, to help businesses bounce back from the challenging circumstances facing partners and stakeholders.”

How two days of medical volunteering can change the lives of 40 people

How two days of medical volunteering can change the lives of 40 people

Like many things in South Africa, there’s a wide gulf between the private healthcare sector and the public healthcare sector, with some of the immediate differences ranging from the facilities and equipment that are available, to how overburdened a clinic or hospital is. The Tshemba Foundation was created to add tangible value to the Tintswalo District Hospital and its outlying clinics. Tintswalo always has need for additional specialists, even if they’re only able to volunteer for a few days. Book your #LeaveOfPurpose today.

LatchOn!  Breastmilk Drive

LatchOn! Breastmilk Drive

It is well known that breastmilk is the most complete source of nutrition for babies from birth to six months and beyond. Breastmilk provides a perfectly balanced source of nutrition for babies.  It is easily digestible, contains everything a growing baby needs and provides important antibodies to fight infections and allergies.  For a preemie baby, access to breastmilk daily is vital for the baby’s survival and is especially important for brain development and ensuring a healthy immune system. the Tygerberg Hospital Children’s Trust in partnership with Tygerberg Hospital has embarked on a breast milk donation drive called the LatchOn! Breastmilk Drive.

Psoriasis is more than skin deep

Psoriasis is more than skin deep

People living with psoriasis face the reality of their condition at all times. Red, scaly patches on the skin, the itch that won’t go away, the stares, invasive questions and comments, and the never-ending physical pain.Living with psoriasis is more than a skin condition. Although there is no cure for psoriasis, people living with this disease don’t have to suffer. Dermatologists can prescribe treatment options that can reduce or eliminate symptoms.

Call for more doctors to help defeat meningitis and promote vaccination #DefeatMeningitis

Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is caused by the Gram-negative bacterium Neisseria meningitidis, and can lead to serious manifestations, including meningitis and septic shock, if left untreated. It is for this reason that the Confederation of Meningitis Organisations advocates greater communication around signs and symptoms of meningitis, the importance of urgent treatment, and the fact that prevention is available through vaccination.

Bactroban is back

Bactroban cream is back! Bactroban Cream is indicated for the topical treatment of primary and secondary bacterial skin infections.

Infiniti ultrasound scan machines to boost Unjani Clinics

Infiniti ultrasound scan machines to boost Unjani Clinics

The impact of the Unjani Clinics model is reshaping primary healthcare and with private sector support, Unjani is making early detection technology accessible to expecting moms throughout its national network of health clinics.

The implications of prescribing and administering ivermectin

The implications of prescribing and administering ivermectin

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about worldwide economic, social and medical uncertainty. For doctors, this uncertainty extends to whether new treatments will be beneficial to patients in protecting them from the coronavirus or not. They also worry about the medicolegal implications of clinical decisions they take in the face of rapidly evolving clinical knowledge and shifting regulations.
One of the drugs causing a dilemma for practitioners is ivermectin – the anti-parasitic drug that has been punted in the media for its abilities to suppress coronavirus infections and its complications.

Operations management skills needed as South Africa prepares to bare arms in the fight against COVID-19

While the Government and healthcare sector are currently focused on securing a steady supply of COVID-19 vaccines, supply chain and operations managers should be planning the processes that must be put in place to ensure a successful mass vaccine rollout when the time comes for millions of South Africans to bare arms. The experience and expertise of these professionals will be crucial in the massive challenge of vaccinating 40 million South Africans by the end of 2021 in order to achieve herd immunity.

Private hospitals gear up as vaccination sites for healthcare workers

Private hospitals gear up as vaccination sites for healthcare workers

Thirteen private hospitals have been added to the list of vaccination sites currently vaccinating frontline and at risk healthcare workers. This release provides the list, as well as the catchment facilities they will serve, and includes details of specific arrangements to bolster risk stratification and to ensure an efficient rollout.