The bill providing for the implementation of a tax on sugary beverages - the health promotion levy - was passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday
Swimming with wild dolphins is something most can only dream of, and jumping into pools with captive animals has become increasingly controversial with environmentalists condemning it as cruel
Recognising and rewarding innovative ideas that have the potential to significantly impact the Gauteng economy, the 2017 GAP Innovation Competition winners in each category have been announced
Public health facilities are missing an opportunity to reduce HIV transmission because they are ill-equipped to meet the needs of men who have sex with men (MSM)
Antimicrobial medicines are widely used in livestock, poultry and aquaculture operations to treat or prevent diseases, but efforts to confront the problem are gaining momentum
MSD's cancer drug, Pembrolizumab, has received regulatory approval by the Medicines Control Council (now South African Health Products Regulatory Authority) in South Africa.
Designed to foster local ehealth innovation, Digital Health Cape Town (DHCT) has opened applications for its accelerator programme
MediFin Financial Services, a pioneer in the medical finance industry, has awarded their Most Loyal Partners. The awards recognise business partners that display great customer service, strategic alliance, and top affiliate behaviour
The big private hospital groups are restraining the growth and development of independent day hospitals by using their resources and muscle
The head of health in KZN has been suspended by the province's premier, who cites the collapse of the health system in the province as the reason
The so-called fourth industrial has reshaped the way we work and live, but the digital era is also taking a toll on our health
The government's current proposals for National Health Insurance (NHI) are unlikely to be sustainable unless there is sustained economic growth
Tamar Kahn 15 Nov 2017
Lancet Laboratories has successfully completed pilot testing of the medical form-filling app, LogBox, to introduce paperless patient intake
We are launching new medical schools but will we have places for their new graduates?
Farah Jawitz 14 Nov 2017
Global healthcare company GSK's longstanding commitment to its partnership with local non-profit organisation The Just Footprints Foundation has resulted in 3662 children having benefited so far by attending camps hosted in different venues in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape
Statistics from the International Diabetes Federation's 2015 update show that the total number of people with diabetes in Africa is expected to increase by 20 million in 2040, bringing the total to 34.2 million diabetic patients on the continent
We are heading for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries will become untreatable, according World Health Organisation (WHO)
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.
Becoming a registered nurse is difficult but this is just the first step of the struggle that is going to come. Although there is a clear demand for RNs, according to the American Association Of Colleges Of Nursing, this does not mean that the demand is present everywhere. Getting the very first job is difficult. This is why the following tips will be really helpful.
Whenever talking about medical advertising and marketing, the big problems rely on creating an ethical campaign and getting the desired results. This may seem to be really simple, but different mistakes appear because a campaign in this industry needs to be approached from other angles than those we are used to. Let's discuss some common mistakes that appear because of various beliefs that doctors have since that often causes the biggest problems when promoting a clinic or an office.