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Environmental surveillane could provide an earlier and clearer picture for public health interventions

If there was any doubt, the coronavirus pandemic has clearly revealed that we inhabit a world where people, animals and environments are interconnected and interdependent...

By Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa and Dr Nonhlanhla Kalebaila 11 hours ago

Only one in 10 medical treatments are backed by high-quality evidence

When you visit your doctor, you might assume that the treatment they prescribe has solid evidence to back it up. But you'd be wrong...

By Jeremy Howick 10 hours ago

Medical scheme industry's response to Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic prompted a rapid response from medical schemes to find ways to assist their members, while still maintaining compliance with the very tight regulatory framework that governs the funding industry...

1 day ago

Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chains

Health workers serving remote communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must often undertake a six-day return journey to collect vaccines...

1 day ago

Covid-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was feared

Based on official figures - which may be somewhat under reported - Covid-19 has not been as devastating in South Africa as initially feared...

By Burtram C. Fielding 2 days ago

Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in Africa

Drone technology is offering a lifesaving solution to the challenges, including helping to ensure that cold chains are maintained, and vaccine quality is not compromised...

2 days ago

Level 1 is here

It's been a long six months, but the data is finally showing that South Africa has traversed the Covid-19 peak, and the infection rate is holding steady enough for the country to move to level 1 restrictions...

17 Sep 2020

Will medical negligence cases spike post Covid-19?

South African courts already see a large number of medical malpractice/negligence cases every day. Now, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, our already stretched health system is at capacity...

By Mthokozisi Maphumulo 17 Sep 2020

Sustainable interoperability is key to quality integrated public healthcare in South Africa

South Africa's public sector healthcare institutions do not have the budget needed to implement progressive e-health strategies, such as collating patient records across different facilities in a simple and transparent manner...

By Shiraaz Joosub 16 Sep 2020

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