Maternity care crisis in private sector

Healthcare management company PPO Serve has raised awareness around an escalating crisis in obstetrics during Pregnancy Awareness Week (8 to

VEGF trap-eye

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in adults over 50 years old. Approximately 170 million

The ABCD of malaria prophylaxis

In 2015, an estimated 214 million people around the globe died as a result of malaria. More than 90% of

The remedy for greater executive health and wellness

In a fast-paced environment often characterised by long hours, physical inactivity, eating on the go and high-stress environments, it can

Dr Jacques Snyman appointed CEO of MSH

Medical Specialist Holding (MSH) recently announced the appointment of Dr Jacques Snyman as CEO. The holding company will provide shared

Demarcation regulations come into effect

The final demarcation regulations governing medical gap cover, hospital cash plans and primary healthcare policies were published in January. The

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