UCT’s GP Refresher Course 2020 scheduled for late Jan

On behalf of the UCT Division of Family Medicine, we are pleased to invite you to the Conference for General Practitioners at the Sports Science Institute.

3rd RSSA/SASPI Paediatric Imaging Congress

We take great pleasure in announcing the 3rd RSSA/SASPI Paediatric Imaging Congress which will take place at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton from 6 – 9 February 2020. This congress will focus on Paediatric Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal Imaging.

Why treating actinic keratosis is vital

Early treatment of these lesions may prevent progression to invasive disease1. Actinic keratoses (AKs), also referred to as solar keratoses (SKs) are common intra-epidermal neoplasms that lie on a continuum with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

InterSystems leads data management in many sectors, including health

InterSystems has been named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems and recognised for their ability to execute and the completeness of their vision.

Holiday hay fever

By the end of the year we’re all in need of a break, however travelling with hay fever can be frustrating. Depending on the severity thereof it can prove debilitating for sufferers affecting travel and holiday plans.

Running a profitable healthcare practice

With excellent patient outcomes and a solid reputation, Michael’s healthcare practice seemed to be thriving. As his practice grew, so did the time spent on managing the accompanying admin.

The future is green

There is no doubt that cannabis is starting to make waves in the medical industry and holds huge potential for the SA economy. Available statistics shows that the cannabis industry is worth more than R100 billion.

Rabies is fatal, but preventable

Between 5 and 30 human rabies cases are confirmed in South Africa every year and more than 70% of these occur in children and teenagers. The rabies virus is transmitted through the saliva of a rabid animal to other animals or humans.

Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital raises the bar

Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital has collaborated with the Institute of Orthopaedics and Rheumatology (IOR) to deliver exceptional outcomes to the Winelands and greater Cape Town community.

Swelling vs inflammation

Although swelling is considered one of the five characteristics of inflammation, it can also occur independently to inflammation. Inflammation is characterised by five symptoms: redness, swelling, heat, pain, and loss of tissue function.

 

Congress Calendar 2019

Medical congress information for 2019 is just a click away. Find our interactive congress calendar here, containing information on the year’s biggest medical gatherings.

OsteoEze celebrates 20 years

OsteoEze celebrated their 20th birthday during World Bone and Joint Week at the Munro Boutique Hotel, remining us to give our bones all the care they deserve.

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