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Join the Slender Wonder family of doctors

Slender Wonder is a Medical Weight Loss Programme with over 40 years’ experience that treats the cause of obesity and overweight, and not just the symptoms.

Improve cellular coverage in rural facilities, RuDASA urges

The Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa (RuDASA) has called on South African cellular network providers to prioritise the improvement of coverage at rural health facilities.

NHI must adopt a pro-poor strategy

Poverty and poor health worldwide are inextricably linked, since the causes of poor health are rooted in socio-economic injustices and poverty is both a cause and a consequence of poor health.

3D printing helps surgeons

Doctors at Stellenbosch University (SU) and Tygerberg Hospital’s Division of Orthopaedics are now using three dimensional (3D) printing to create models of patients’ anatomy.

Urinary incontinence is treatable

Urinary incontinence affects up to one in three older men, most of whom go untreated despite the discomfort.

New UCT Heart and Lung Centre offers specialist interventions

A new Lung and Heart Centre offering a range of specialised medical interventions, including bronchial thermoplasty, has been established at UCT Private Academic Hospital (UCTPAH).