SSI prevention recommendations

Surgical site infections (SSI) are currently the most common and costliest of all hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). SSIs account for 20%

IPASA reacts to Dr Zokufa’s passing

The Innovative Pharmaceutical Association of South Africa and its members, are deeply shocked and mourns the sudden passing of recently

SAMA disappointed over Minister’s statements on unemployed doctors

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) has expressed its disappointment and concern over remarks by Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi

Intercare’s Salubrity introduces two genetic screening tests

Intercare’s new wellness company, Salubrity, has introduced two genetic screening tests from Switzerland: Serenity and Tranquility.

Cipla’s new inhaler launched in SA

Cipla recently announced the launch of its innovative inhaler, Synchrobreathe. This breath-actuated inhaler (BAI) is indicated for the millions of

ART initiation

In 2010, SA implemented the world’s biggest HIV and AIDS treatment programme. As a result, AIDS related deaths in SA

The cost of medical schemes

With more above-inflation medical scheme tariff increases on the horizon for 2017, many consumers have been left bewildered by the

Dis-Chem’s Ride for Sight

The 2017 Dis-Chem Ride for Sight will be the pharmacy group’s 10th year of being the main sponsor. The event

Averda waste management in SA

In 2016, Averda, a waste management company, established its South African operation through a number of acquisitions. It offers fully

UP Prof appointed as FIFA tournament medical officer

Prof Efraim Kramer of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP), has been appointed as the

Medical cannabis – myths vs facts

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) notes the significant developments made in relation to medical cannabis in South Africa. However,

Cape Town hospital first in SA to test germ-zapping robot

A state-of-the-art robot that kills bacteria and viruses with ultraviolet light has entered the fight against the spread of germs