Healthcare Trends 2019



#BizTrends2019: SA's state of health

The cost of healthcare, inadequate benefits and failing public healthcare facilities were very much in the news in 2018 and are likely to continue to feature strongly in headlines in 2019...

By Board of Healthcare Funders 7 Jan 2019

Radical transformations likely needed to achieve universal healthcare

Technological innovation, expansion of the use of frontline personnel such as community health workers, and rapid increases in healthcare financing are likely to be instrumental to achieving universal healthcare (UHC)...

28 Dec 2018

Measles cases spike globally due to gaps in vaccination coverage

Reported measles cases spiked in 2017, as multiple countries experienced severe and protracted outbreaks of the disease. This is according to a new report published today by leading health organisations...

24 Dec 2018

Widespread, occasional use of antibiotics in US linked with resistance

The increasing prevalence of antibiotic resistance in the US appears more closely linked with their occasional use by many people than by their repeated use among smaller numbers of people...

19 Dec 2018

If you need an ambulance this festive season, what are your chances of getting one?

Just 1,971 state ambulance vehicles are on the road nationally, a Bhekisisa survey reveals...

By Nelisiwe Msomi 18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Healthcare

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Healthcare site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

Cancer drug offers more affordable treatment for diabetic retinopathy

Treatment for diabetic retinopathy can be expensive, especially in low and middle-income countries such as South Africa...

12 Dec 2018

Stress, booze and late nights pack on pounds - report

Persistent stress is directly linked to overeating, lack of sleep, reduced exercising and increased alcohol intake - all contributing to weight gain, research shows...

Issued by Leap Communications 11 Dec 2018

To achieve universal healthcare, Kenya must invest more in its nurses

Nurses in Kenya are threatening to strike, protesting that the government had failed to increase their salaries in spite of an agreement which ended a five-month strike last year...

By Sharon Brownie 11 Dec 2018

Invitation to bid

The South African Nursing Council (SANC) invites all potential advertising agency service providers to bid for a below-the-line advertising campaign to overhaul the image of the SANC and nursing in general...

Issued by South African Nursing Council 10 Dec 2018

Countering misinformation about flu vaccine is harder than it seems

Many Americans hold beliefs about the flu vaccine that are at odds with the best available scientific evidence...

By Matthew Motta and Dominik Stecula 7 Dec 2018

R&D is the pipeline for science jobs in Africa

There's a critical need to invest in a research & development (R&D) industry that could create a pipeline of jobs for science graduates in Africa...

5 Dec 2018

Science, strides and a resilient nation... 30 years later

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World Aids Day. This year's theme, 'Know your status', reiterates the fact that HIV is a manageable disease...

By Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa 3 Dec 2018

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