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  • How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior
    Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax. Issued by Showmax
  • Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retail
    A new report reveals that total growth for online retail in South Africa rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in South Africa to R30,2bn.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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New cerebral palsy research may have profound impact on medicolegal cases

Commonly held views on cerebral palsy are being challenged by a new paper recently published in the South African Medical Journal, which suggests that the causes of this condition may be far more complex and multi-faceted...

5 May 2021

PoPI reinforces systems already in place in the healthcare industry

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI), which comes into full force later this year, is not something for the healthcare industry to fear...

By Justin Malherbe 8 Apr 2021

The implications of administrating ivermectin to Covid-19 patients

Being a new virus, Covid-19 has evoked a great deal of uncertainty around which treatments will be beneficial to patients...

31 Mar 2021

New board urged to remedy dysfunctional forensic labs

The newly appointed National Forensic Oversight and Ethics Board are urged to find solutions to the current dysfunctional state of the National Forensic Science Laboratories...

3 Mar 2021

Five principles that should guide future DNA 'editing' in South Africa

In recent years there have been several major innovations in genetics. One prominent example is Crispr-Cas9...,

By Bonginkosi Shozi & Marietjie Botes 16 Feb 2021

South Africa didn't take advantage of its role in Covid-19 vaccine trials: why it should have

Covid-19 vaccine supplies are available in various parts of the world. But it's clear that distribution is not symmetrical...

By Keymanthri Moodley & Theresa Rossouw 10 Feb 2021

Medical practice: The minefield of saving lives

The recent move to charge a medical practitioner with murder rather than culpable homicide for the death of a patient after surgery is alarming, because it could deter innovation and new entrants to the profession...

By Merlita Kennedy & Jared Ishmael 5 Feb 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

14 Dec 2020

Bloom Financial Services endorses Universal Health Coverage Day

Bloom Financial Services, together with their partner Momentum Health4Me, will be observing the United Nations' Universal Health Coverage Day on 12 December...

Issued by Bloom Financial Services 11 Dec 2020

Social norms and poor services drive petty corruption in East Africa's health sector

In East Africa, there are concerns over widespread petty corruption in some of the countries' health and medical services...

By Saba Kassa, Claudia Baez Camargo & Jacopo Costa 7 Dec 2020

Body dysmorphic disorder and surgical outcomes

Taking note of the patient's point of view is critical in patient-centric care and is also vital to the informed consent you should be careful to obtain prior to any surgical procedure.

By Vanessa Rogers 2 Dec 2020

Ethical and legal guidelines for telemedicine

In a world caught in the middle of the Covid-19 storm, telemedicine has proven its worth in the medical professional's toolkit this year...

By Vanessa Rogers 25 Nov 2020

The interplay of drug design and patents

The development of novel or blockbuster drug compounds invariably requires an initial search to determine whether target compounds have already been synthesised and are protected by a patent...

By Bernard Dippenaar 13 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020




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