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In what it terms a novel concept for the medical scheme industry, Gems is establishing a number of client liaison offices, particularly in remote areas...
The shortage of well-trained health workers is a universal problem, but the countries worst affected are undoubtedly the ones that need them the most...
In our experience battling the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, one solution saved lives, delivered major cost savings, and continues to help the economy rebuild and recover...
By Momodu Kargbo, Sierra Leone minister of finance an 1 hour ago
The right kind of stress can result in increased preparation and enhance performance. But stress can, of course, also be hugely damaging. At its worst, stress can kill...
By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 hours ago
Nigeria has taken delivery of the single, largest consignment of drugs to combat schistosomiasis (bilharzia), one of the most endemic tropical diseases the continent...
2 days ago
A cutting-edge procedure to treat the symptoms associated with a severely enlarged prostate is being introduced to the African continent for the first time...
Like the rest of the world, sub-Saharan Africa is not immune to the growing diabetes epidemic...
3 days ago
Many companies did not comply with the recent registration process for CAMs as per the regulations set out by the MCC...
23 May 2016
Tech-enabled medical service Technovera walked away with R1m ($64,000) in prize money after winning the 2016 #Hack.Jozi Challenge, aimed at identifying digital solutions to problems in Johannesburg...
By Tom Jackson 23 May 2016
It seems that the death of humanity might not be invasions from alien species, but rather superbug infections of our own making...
The UK NHS Blood and Transplant has launched a new digital OOH campaign in the UK, which uses innovative augmented reality technology to encourage the public to offer a virtual blood donation via an iPhone...
20 May 2016
Approximately one third of South Africa's population resides in rural areas where the realities of poverty, unemployment and the related social problems are faced on a daily basis...
By Scott Zambonini 19 May 2016
A new commission has found that women contribute around US$3trn to global healthcare, but nearly half of this is unpaid and unrecognised...
19 May 2016
The performance of any healthcare system is directly dependent on the quality of care afforded by nursing professionals...
18 May 2016
Unfortunately, most self-employed workers fail to understand how important it is to have health insurance. This is insurance that helps a person to protect the best interests and the family...
By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 May 2016
Life Healthcare Group and Joint Medical Holdings have agreed to pay an administrative penalty of R10 million - the highest fine ever imposed to date for a failure to notify a merger...
16 May 2016
A treatment that has demonstrated promising results internationally is now available to Discovery Health members with liver cancer...
A point-of-care rapid diagnostic test for TB has been developed by a multinational team of scientists led by researchers at Stellenbosch University...
Dr Ethel Gilbert of the NCI was presented with the Gold Medal for Radiation Protection on the last day of IRPA14...
A proposed community living centre (CLC), focusing on primary healthcare, could go a long way in reducing the high number of maternal deaths in Kenya...
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