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Dr Flavia Senkubuge elected first black female president of CMSA

Dr Senkubuge is the council’s youngest-ever president, its first black female leader and the first specialist in public health medicine to hold the position.

Specialised snakebite advisory team launched in SA

A newly established special advisory group of snakebite authorities can be consulted by medical practitioners, healthcare workers and emergency departments in SA to assist with the management of snakebite victims.

Time for a jobbymoon?

The Tshemba Foundation, one of South Africa’s premier volunteer networks for doctors, is offering a one-of-a-kind opportunity, open to all doctors, to take a working holiday at their lodge in Hoedspruit.

ER24’s Air Angels spread the word about breast cancer

ER24’s Air Angels have been raising awareness about breast cancer, drawing attention to an affliction that is becoming more and more prevalent among South African women.

Global burden of diseases in sub-Saharan Africa

It is important to have a global perspective of the healthcare challenges in Africa and the possible implications and impact on South Africa.

Why calcium is essential in pregnancy

Diet and intake of vitamin D and calcium in pregnancy can impact both the mother and her baby’s bone mass – and insufficient intake results in an increased risk of osteoporosis later in life.