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South Africans are unlikely to face crippling healthcare bills and have fairly good access to services, suggesting the country is well on the path to providing universal health coverage
Although the food-borne disease, Listeriosis is a serious and sometimes deadly disease, as the 37 fatalities (and over 550 lab-confirmed cases) across the country attest, there are some simple hygiene precautions you can take to help you avoid infection
Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space
Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago
An official of the Gauteng department of health has been convicted of conspiring to commit murder, Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa said.
Penwell Dlamini 2 days ago
On paper the South African legal system provides ample protection for consumers regarding false claims about so-called health products. But in reality, the truth is very different
Life Healthcare's new treatment option for multiple brain tumours precisely shapes the radiation beam to the pattern of the patient's cancer
Latest accreditations of hospitals and clinics from the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa
A COHSASA accreditation award means the healthcare organisations have entered a rigorous quality improvement programme and have been assessed against, and comply with, standards recognised by the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)
COHSASA 8 Dec 2017
Gone are the days when patients blindly accepted medical professionals' decisions about their care without participating in the process
According to an Econex survey commissioned by the Hospital Association of South Africa (Hasa) in 2015, there were just 60 doctors per 100,000 people in 2013; whereas the world average is 152
Drug giants GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis are being taken to court by Australia's consumer watchdog over "false or misleading" claims in the marketing of pain relief products
The rise of the internet and the proliferation of alternative sources of information are potential contributors to a slow-but-steady cultural erosion of public trust in both science and the people who report on it
PARIS - For some, a new cutting-edge technology called gene drive is the silver bullet able to wipe out invasive species decimating island wildlife, and eradicate the malaria-bearing mosquitos
There have been a succession of cases before South African courts lately where expert medical testimony has played a pivotal role
Many South Africans are going hungry
Xikombiso Mbhenyane and Irene Labuschagne 5 Dec 2017
To counter the threat of antimicrobial resistance, Netcare is teaming up with robots that seek and destroy viruses and bacteria within minutes
As East African governments and healthcare providers battle with the burden of diseases, the role of the pharmaceutical market becomes more important
SYDNEY - Australia has banned the use of pelvic mesh implants citing potential risks to patients, months after a major class action was launched against global healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson over alleged side effects.
Netcare planned to restructure its UK business after buying out minority shareholders, CEO Richard Friedland said on Monday after the private hospital network reported that it had written down the value of its operation in the UK by R5.6bn amid tough trading conditions.
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