Healthy Data Podcast: Interoperability’s role in fighting the pandemic

Healthy Data, a podcast series by InterSystems, features real-world stories and insights from leaders in healthcare, business, and government. Each episode spotlights how they’re using creative data technology to enable the seamless flow of information…

COVID-19: Headaches and migraines

The pandemic has swept across the world, disrupting everyone’s lives and creating stress and anxiety.

Wits steps up in face of COVID-19 pandemic

Amongst the best in their fields, Wits experts are at the frontlines and behind-the-scenes in the fight against COVID-19.

Ibuprofen can be used for COVID-19 symptoms

UK medicines agencies have changed their advice on ibuprofen to say that the drug can be used to treat patients with symptoms of COVID-19, although the evidence that prompted the revision has not been made…

Join us for a Medical Chronicle Obesity Webinar

Join Medical Chronicle and Dr Gary Hudson as he presents a free CPD-accredited 1-hour webinar on the topic of obesity. The webinar is offered in partnership with iNova Pharmaceuticals.

Ingress’ new platform lets docs sublease underutilised consultation rooms

Cape Town based health-tech Ingress Healthcare has raised R6-million, to help it to scale its platform, which aims to distribute underutilised consulting rooms in hospitals and clinics to general practitioners and specialists.

Join Prof Bonga Chiliza for a schizophrenia webinar

In acknowledgement of World Schizophrenia Day, Medical Chronicle will be hosting a free, CPD-accredited 1-hour webinar on this topic. Join Prof Bonga Chiliza, president of the South African Society of Psychiatrists, who will present on…

Pneumococcal vaccination critical in HIV

Pneumococcal disease (or pneumonia), is an infection caused by the Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) bacteria. In 2009, SA became the first African country – and the first nation in the world with a high HIV prevalence…

COVID-19: Resist the urge to exit your investment

The extreme market volatility currently being experienced due to concerns around the spread of COVID-19, commonly referred to as Coronavirus, is seeing investors exiting global equity markets in attempt to cut their losses. However, this…

Time to listen to younger healthcare professionals

The Future Health Index 2020 report builds on the findings of the previous reports by examining the expectations and experiences of younger healthcare professionals aged under 40 and how they can be empowered to meet…

Reassure doctors, MPS urges regulators

The Medical Protection Society (MPS) is calling for assurances to support doctors and healthcare professionals across South Africa and the decisions they make during the Covid-19 crisis.

Who is at greatest risk of COVID-19?

Healthcare officials around the globe have warned that older populations and people with pre-existing medical conditions, are at greatest risk of complications due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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