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AFSA allergy courses

Do you know enough about allergies to advise your patients correctly?  Did you know that a third of South Africans will suffer from some allergic disease during their lifetime, 1 in 40 children in South Africa has a food allergy and most are undiagnosed?

SA a beacon of hope in global AIDS epidemic

The annual number of deaths due to AIDS has declined only minimally since 2014, while timely use of effective diagnostic tools and medicines could prevent most deaths.

Renowned Pretoria hand surgeon receives international award

Renowned South African hand surgeon, Professor Ulrich Mennen was honoured with the prestigious Pioneer of Hand Surgery award at the 14th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH) held in Berlin, Germany.

The burden of diagnostic errors in primary care

Diagnosis is one of the most important tasks performed by primary care physicians. It is also a challenging task in primary healthcare, which is the entry point into the care seeking sequence.

iNova’s Sinopol targets PCOS symptoms

A new supplement containing a unique combination of ingredients which may help with hormonal and metabolic imbalances linked to insulin resistance and reproductive health in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is now available in South Africa.

Medical technology industry welcomes tabling of NHI Bill

The SA Medical Technology Industry Association (SAMED) welcomed the release of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill and expressed commitment to continued engagement in the process of NHI policy development and implementation and collaboration with the Department of Health.