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Breastfeeding with cleft lip or palate

Feeding a new baby born with cleft lip or palate can be incredibly stressful for parents. It is common for feeding to take extra time and babies can often work too hard and become exhausted.

Joint ALLSA/SATS/CWIG Congress coming to Pretoria in July

The Allergy Society of South Africa (ALLSA), the South African Thoracic Society (SATS) and the Chest Wall International Group (CWIG) will be holding a joint congress from 25 to 27 July in Pretoria.

Global consumption of antibiotics skyrockets

A new study has discovered that the largest increases are in low-income and middle-income countries, and calls for strategies to reduce use and support alternatives.

Cipla acquires 30% share in Brandmed

Cipla Medpro, South Africa’s third largest pharmaceutical company in the private sector, will acquire a 30% stake upon closure in the connected healthcare company, Brandmed.

Randburg gets dedicated private haematology unit

The first dedicated private haematology unit in Johannesburg for the diagnosis and treatment of the acute and chronic blood cancers and other blood conditions in adults has been opened at Netcare Olivedale Hospital in Randburg.

SAIS to present Synergy in Immunology Conference

The 7th South African Immunology Society (SAIS) Conference will be held at the aha Gateway Hotel in Durban from 18 to 20 June. Attendees can expect to network with their peers and learn about advances in this exciting field.