Overcoming barriers in accessing healthcare in war-torn Yemen

The everyday war Every week, we admit dozens of newborn babies to the mother and child hospital supported by MSF

Webinar: Doing Better Under Pressure: Addressing the Underlying Cause of Venous Ulcers

Sr Febe Bruwer will address the underlying causes of venous ulcers in this webinar.  Date: 31 May 2022  Time: 6pm 

Strategies to manage VTE

VTE is a multicausal complex disease triggered by provoking factors.

Objective risk assessments in PAH optimise treatment

Receiving a diagnosis of PAH can be devastating to patients and families.

Addition of LAMAs in asthma control

Incorporate LAMAs in combination with ICS-LABA.

Limiting fraud in the healthcare practice

What are the measures that owners can take to limit the possibility of fraud?

Flu vaccine vital ahead of 5th wave

With a significant rise in coronavirus infections across SA, all signs point to the country entering a fifth wave.

Quality of life in COPD

Cape Town has the highest prevalence of stage 2 COPD.

Recreational marijuana access reduces demand for prescription drugs

Legalisation of recreational marijuana reduces demand for costly prescription drugs through state Medicaid programmes, according to an analysis by a Cornell researcher and a collaborator.

Inflammation, rather than virus provoking it, may be key to Covid-19 loss of smell

Anosmia, the loss of smell, is a frequent and often long-term symptom associated with Covid-19 that can severely burden a person’s quality of life.

Covid-19 vaccine protects kids and teens from severe illness

Study evaluated Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine effectiveness during the Delta and Omicron periods in children 5-18 years of age.