Mpact Plastics produces a range of high-clarity PET and conventional PVC medical round bottles aimed at the pharmaceutical industry.
Mpact Plastics 21 hours ago
Healthcare is getting increasingly high tech, and nurses in Africa are at the forefront of using innovative solutions to improve patient care.
1 day ago
Winter is here, and that gets us thinking about our immune system, and what we need to do to boost it, so that it helps us avoid colds and flu, or at least recover from them more quickly.
Association for Dietetics in South Africa 2 days ago
The private healthcare sector needs to firm up its collaboration effort to the National Health Insurance (NHI) programme in a way that is relevant for members and patients, and overall healthcare general population - as this is aligned to the principles of universal health coverage (UHC).
2 days ago
Understanding children's nutritional status is important. Globally, nearly half of all deaths in children under five are caused by malnutrition. This is due to a lack of sufficient and nutritious food as well as a range of other factors such as healthcare, education, sanitation and hygiene.
Renée Blaauw and Lisanne du Plessis 2 days ago
We are excited to announce the speaker line up for the 19th annual BHF conference, themed Putting the healthcare citizen first | Pushing the boundaries of the
impossible, the Conference will be held at Sun City from 17-20 June 2018.
Board of Healthcare Funders 3 days ago
The National Health, Education and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) has threatened to make its strike in North West a national issue if Premier Supra Mahumapelo does not resign.
Pontsho Pilane 3 days ago
South Africa's contribution to the research and treatment of HIV/Aids is significant. Successful clinical trials in the country have led to the registration of over 30 medicines for HIV, and a 95% reduction in mortality and a major reduction in HIV transmission.
3 days ago
Internationally, World No Tobacco Day is commemorated on 31 May 2018, and this year in the run-up to the day, the TAG Tobacco, Alcohol and Gambling Advisory, Advocacy and Action Group encourages South Africans to support the proposed Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, as there are areas that need improving and strengthening.
21 May 2018
The Department of Health has placed over 1,500 medical interns and 1,300 community service doctors for the 2018 and 2019 annual cycle.
21 May 2018
Globally, it is estimated that approximately 7.5 million people die annually from complications due to high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). The Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa estimates that more than one in every three South African adults is currently living with hypertension, a condition that is responsible for as much as 50% of reported strokes and 40% of heart attacks.
Cipla 21 May 2018
The run-up to the 55th Africa Day, celebrated annually on 25 May in parts of Africa and around the world in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now the African Union), is an ideal time to reflect on the opportunities presented by a new collective zeitgeist happening in Africa.
Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2018
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has hinted at a number of reforms that directly address challenges of sustainability that the medical schemes industry is currently facing.
21 May 2018