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...
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.
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.
This Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Month, learn how genetic testing can help you determine which diet, lifestyle, and medication are best for your long-term health
Sanofi partnership strengthens mental health service delivery in South Africa Sanofi South Africa has partnered with the National Department of Health, the Foundation for Professional Development and the World Association of Social Psychiatry to upskill health workers...
Momentum Multiply partners with DNAlysis Biotechnology, one of the country’s premier genetic testing laboratories, to bring its members personalised healthcare services
A disruptive new pharmaceutical business, GESlabs (www.geslabs.com), has just smashed an unusual milestone and has been licensed to manufacture cannabinoid pharmaceuticals, in Africa for the global market.
A new herbal apothecary, botanical drink bar and coffee club, Cannibisters opens in Cape Town Cannibisters, a members-only retro style herbal apothecary and coffee club, has opened in Cape Town. The apothecary and coffee club is a dream come true for serial...
The festive season is difficult for many people, especially those suffering from addiction. Des Wilkinson a Clinical Psychologist at Riverview Manor comments on the marked increase in substance and alcohol abuse.
The last few months has seen an increase in the number of human rabies cases. This is particularly worrying as with a 99.9% fatality rate, rabies is the deadliest disease on earth. Education is vital in the fight to eliminate rabies and you have a key role to play in ensuring your patients are empowered with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions.
The current shortage of healthcare practitioners in South Africa poses a substantial threat to the adequate provision and delivery of healthcare. Many in the healthcare sector believe that this shortage constitutes a national crisis. In a world where specialised healthcare can seem unattainable, Tshemba, Hlokomela and Tintswalo Hospital are working together to ensure this isn’t so.
Data protection in the healthcare sector must surely be a top priority, especially considering the huge amount of sensitive personal data that is being processed on a daily basis. It certainly needs stricter procedures, controls and guidelines on privacy. As such, compliance with the POPIA is crucial.
What you need to know about the inspection and certification of hospitals, clinics and doctors’ practices
Global healthcare company, Organon, has partnered with the Reach for a Dream Foundation to provide laptops to school going girls
In a society that is increasingly digitally focused, children who don’t have access to technological resources are at risk of being left behind. Organon helps young girls expand their worlds through connectivity.