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Cipla calls on South Africans to visibly show their care for carers during Covid-19

In a country with a chronic shortage of healthcare professionals, and a significant disease burden, it may come as no surprise to hear that doctors are 2.5 times more likely than anyone else to take their own lives...

Issued by Cipla 2 days ago

The case for avoiding price controls in times of crisis: they don't work

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and the initial stockpiling of food and other items, government regulation of the prices of basic food and medical goods has received significant attention...

By Willem H. Boshoff 14 May 2020

SA to breathe easier with landmark OBEL Respiclear range

Local specialist brand-building distributor, Acdoco SA is soon to offer yet another pharmaceutical first in South Africa, this time an affordable, locally manufactured, nature-inspired highly-effective decongestant range...

Issued by ACDOCO SA 12 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Build for post-Covid, says Iyeza Health's Sizwe Nzima

Sizwe Nzima, founder of Iyeza Health, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 11 May 2020

KZN pharmacy admits to excessive pricing of face masks

A pharmacy based in KwaZulu-Natal has admitted to excessive pricing of face masks in a consent agreement with the Competition Commission...

8 May 2020

KardioMD Telehealth - medical help in your hands

In light of social distancing, patients are seeking alternative solutions to interacting with their doctors...

Issued by Cipla 29 Apr 2020

Dis-Chem charged with inflating prices of face masks

The Competition Commission has found that Dis-Chem Pharmacies has been charging excessive prices on essentials during the State of National Disaster...

24 Apr 2020

Sha'p Left to help scale up Covid-19 testing

To support the government's objective of increased testing to help contain the Covid-19 outbreak effectively, the Cipla Foundation in partnership with the Western Cape Government Health Department, has rolled out four screening and testing units in the Overberg district...

Issued by Cipla 20 Apr 2020

Laughter is the best medicine with Cipla

Because laughter is the best medicine, Cipla has partnered with renowned comedian Tumi Morake for some light-hearted relief during the lockdown...

Issued by Cipla 14 Apr 2020

Mr D Food-MediRite partnership delivers medicine to your door

Mr D Food has teamed up with Checkers to deliver prescriptions and medication to MediRite pharmacy customers...

9 Apr 2020

Another SA First - Cipla's combination TB-Preventative therapy in one tablet

With South Africa having one of the highest rates of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, coupled with equally high statistics of people living with HIV (PLHIV), two of the biggest issues in reducing both these numbers are access and adherence to medication...

Issued by Cipla 7 Apr 2020

Few clinical trials are done in Africa: Covid-19 shows why this urgently needs to change

The World Health Organisation (WHO), in its quest to find efficacious therapies to treat Covid-19, plans to conduct a multi-arm, multi-country clinical trial...

By Jenniffer Mabuka-Maroa 7 Apr 2020

Cipla partners with Cricket SA for the Covid-19 awareness #NoHands challenge

For the next 21 days, people can see their cricketing heroes showing off their 'no hands' catching techniques while throwing out the challenge to teammates and other sports stars to do the same...

Issued by Cipla 2 Apr 2020

Gut Microbiome testing now available in South Africa

Viome and Next Biosciences take personalised health to new levels with South Africa's first Microbiome Gut Intelligence Test...

Issued by Viome 2 Apr 2020

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