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COHSASA appoints new board members, changes in leadership

COHSASA welcomed three new board members at its quarterly May 2017 meeting to take the vision and mission of the organisation forward. There was also a change of leadership at the top of the board...

Issued by COHSASA 29 Jun 2017

COHSASA plays a role in largest healthcare conference in Africa

COHSASA was one of 540 companies from 18 different countries to host an exhibition for three days at the largest health conference on the continent, Africa Health 2017...

Issued by COHSASA 22 Jun 2017

Investors shrug off exit of Life Healthcare chief

It's never a good sign when shares in the company you lead rally on news of your departure...

13 Jun 2017

Accreditation Awards from COHSASA May 2017

A COHSASA accreditation award means the healthcare organisations have entered a rigorous quality improvement programme and have been assessed against, and comply with, standards recognised by the International Society for Quality in Health Care...

Issued by COHSASA 1 Jun 2017

Day hospitals: The answer to rising health costs?

South Africans are faced with the constant increases in the cost of living and an ailing economy, forcing consumers to cut down on spending across the board...

By Bibi Goss-Ross 1 Jun 2017

Nursing Department of Mediclinic Cape Gate receives Quality Award

Proud members of the Mediclinic Cape Gate nursing team gathered in the hospital's board room in May 2017 to receive the Katrin Kleijnhans Quality Trophy...

Issued by COHSASA 31 May 2017

Nursing profession driving change through research and technological developments

Not only has the focus on research resulted in increased competence within the nursing group but with the world becoming digital, the rapid introduction of educational technology means that our nurses are empowered...

By Dr Sharon Vasuthevan 8 May 2017

Infection prevention and control management of Mediclinic Cape Town receives Quality Award

Proud members of the Mediclinic Cape Town management team gathered in the hospital's boardroom on Monday, 10 April, to hear who had received the Katrin Kleijnhans Quality Trophy...

Issued by COHSASA 20 Apr 2017

Management of Mediclinic Durbanville receives Quality Award

Proud members of the Mediclinic Durbanville management team gathered in the hospital's boardroom on Monday, 27 February, to receive the Katrin Kleijnhans Quality Trophy from the CEO of COHSASA, Jacqui Stewart.

Issued by COHSASA 13 Mar 2017

SafeCare standards re-accredited by ISQua

SafeCare provides healthcare clinics with the option to improve care for their patients with quality improvement standards they can comply with even under restricted conditions...

Issued by COHSASA 10 Mar 2017

Cape Town to host international conference on healthcare quality and patient safety

In 2019 Cape Town will play host to what is regarded as the most prestigious of all conferences dealing with quality improvement and patient safety in health care...

Issued by COHSASA 17 Feb 2017

Botswana begins the health accreditation journey...

Even a heavy downpour of rain could not stop the jubilant spirits of Botswana hospital and clinic staff as two hospitals and three clinics celebrated their two-year accreditation awards from COHSASA...

Issued by COHSASA 1 Feb 2017

Mediclinic ventures into mental health

Mediclinic Southern Africa has acquired a majority stake in Life Path Health...

24 Jan 2017

Minister denies shortage of medical grad posts

The health department says the problems with placements are overstated...

By Joan van Dyk 20 Jan 2017

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International

US charges 412 people for health fraud

WASHINGTON - US authorities slapped 412 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals with fraud charges, many for overprescribing opioids that have stoked an expanding national addiction crisis.

14 Jul 2017

#CannesLions2017: Mandi Fine on awarding work that truly changes people's lives

I chatted to Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE and juror for the Cannes Lions Pharma Lions as part of Lions Health, live in Cannes, France.

By Ann Nurock 19 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June with the Cannes Pharma and Cannes Health & Wellness Lions award ceremonies, where Y&R SA did SA proud!

17 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlists have been released, with SA seeing entries from two agencies make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2017!

17 Jun 2017

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