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SAGS Congress heading to KZN in May

The South African Glaucoma Society (SAGS) will be hosting its annual congress at the Zimbali Coastal Resort from 24 to 26 May this year.

Charter on medical professionalism

“To maintain medicine’s social contract during these turbulent times, a physician must reaffirm their active dedication to the principles of professionalism.” (Annals of Medicine, 2002)

The importance of sleep

As chronic diseases have assumed an increasingly common role in premature death and illness, interest in the role of sleep health in the development and management of chronic diseases has grown.

New medical scheme offers improved client accessibility

South Africa’s newest medical scheme is charting a new course that removes the red tape to deliver the best possible service experience for its members.

Aspen provides medicine to Trinity Pharmacy outreach

South Africa’s largest pharmaceutical company has pledged to supply the inner city pharmacy with a year’s worth of medication in a move that will improve access to healthcare for Joburg’s most vulnerable citizens.

Integrative medicine toolbox

There seems to be confusion, particularly in medicine, about exactly what constitutes integrative medicine (IM), which is really just a way of emphasising lifestyle management so as to collaborate with the body’s physiological and biochemical processes.