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Demarcation regulations: In whose best interests?

Are the demarcation regulations a means to erode private healthcare ahead of NHI, or is opposition just insurance companies protecting their bottom line?..

21 hours ago

Net#work BBDO #GivesASh!t about fighting colon cancer

Net#work BBDO was tasked with creating a campaign for UDoTest, a revolutionary no-fuss, no-mess way of testing for colon cancer – essential, as it is one of the top five killers in South Africa...

17 Mar 2017

#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Jolly Good Digital

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Brian Palmer, head of digital at Jolly Good Digital…

By Leigh Andrews 17 Mar 2017

CVD risk evaluation tool now available online

Researchers have produced the first set of risk charts to help predict CVD events, while taking into account limited lab availability in poorer countries...

17 Mar 2017

South Africa's healthcare system could be world class

Partnerships between the public and private sectors will be of strategic importance for building universal healthcare coverage, says Dr Rolene Wagner, CEO of Frere Hospital in the Eastern Cape...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 16 Mar 2017

Burundi declares malaria epidemic

Burundi has declared a malaria epidemic after more than 9m cases were recorded since last year...

By Moses Havyarimana 16 Mar 2017

WHO's antibiotic-resistant pathogen list designed to encourage R&D

The first-ever list of antibiotic-resistant pathogens has been drawn up by the WHO, in a bid to guide and promote the R&D of new antibiotics...

16 Mar 2017

Fraud, waste and abuse - why healthcare is so expensive

Some of the most significant contributors to soaring healthcare costs are fraud, waste and abuse...

15 Mar 2017

SA scores new medicine worth millions – for free

A deal brokered with the health department guarantees free access to a new TB drug, but for how long?

By JOAN VAN DYK 15 Mar 2017

R600m deal to develop theranostics cancer treatment

A R600m private public partnership will bring a new South African cancer diagnosis and treatment tool to the market...

14 Mar 2017

First Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge winners

Johnson & Johnson has announced the winners of the first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress today, 14 March 2017...

14 Mar 2017

Disability claims hit assurers

A spike in disability claims has hit the profits of all SA's life assurers hard over the past year, because of the economic downturn and a change to tax rules...

14 Mar 2017

HPV vaccine is about cancer, not sex

Part of the reason Dr Kenneth Alexander visited South Africa is to figure out how the country went about successfully implementing an HPV vaccine programme...

By Nicci Botha 13 Mar 2017

SA cold and flu industry: In sickness and in health...

The 2017 cold and flu season is almost upon us again... Insight Survey's latest SA Cold and Flu Industry Landscape Report 2017 carefully unfolds the local cold and flu remedy markets...

Issued by Insight Survey 13 Mar 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

South Africa's healthcare crisis calls for collaboration

The solution to the significant challenges facing the South African healthcare sector lies in better collaboration between the different parties...

10 Mar 2017

Climate change could enlarge malaria areas in SA

Social media is abuzz about three women who died of malaria in the Tshwane region – none of whom had been to a malaria-endemic area...

10 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

Positive results from TB and HIV/Aids prisons programme

A national programme to address the risk of TB and HIV/Aids in the prison system has shown significant results...

9 Mar 2017

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