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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ConvaCare Clinics to open its first South African clinic to meet growing professional wound care demand
ConvaCare Clinics opened its first wound and stoma clinic as its first expansion into South Africa, meeting the increasing demand for professional wound and stoma care
Over 7 million lives have been saved since 2000, largely thanks to the women who work on the frontlines to prevent, diagnose and treat malaria.