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Clinical Management of Mediclinic Morningside receives Quality Award

Proud members of the Mediclinic Morningside Clinical Management Team received the Katrin Kleijnhans Quality Trophy from the CEO of The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa, Jacqui Stewart

Issued by COHSASA 7 hours ago

NHLS proposes revised salary offer

The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) says its board has proposed a revised salary offer to unions

1 day ago

Study: Labour unit policies affect C-section delivery risk

The way certain hospital labour and delivery units are managed may put healthy women at greater risk for caesarean deliveries and haemorrhage

1 day ago

Japan woman dies of tick disease after bitten by sick cat

A Japanese woman has died from a tick-borne virus after being bitten by a stray cat

1 day ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference

Issued by Topco Media 2 days ago

Medical aids may know their fate by 2020 under NHI

Medical aids may know their fate under the National Health Insurance (NHI) by 2020

By Joan van Dyk 2 days ago

Rising cost of health care fuels self-medication

During the flu and allergy seasons, consumers turn to self-medication to build up their immune systems, preferring anti-flu tablets, cough medicines and antihistamines

2 days ago

Mandela book raises ethics questions

Sama has condemned a book on Nelson Mandela's last days, saying the author violated the most fundamental principle of patient/doctor relationships

3 days ago

UHC lessons from Obamacare

The NHI might have progressed to white paper stage, but South Africa is still stuck in the midst of a healthcare crisis

By Nicci Botha 3 days ago

Effects of dominance in price

There's been Increased focus on pharmaceutical pricing, both domestically and internationally

By Nicci Botha 21 Jul 2017

PE doctor develops surgery course

An innovative short-learning course to teach surgery skills to doctors in rural areas has earned a Port Elizabeth surgeon a PhD in Health Professions Education from the University of Bloemfontein

By Estelle Ellis 21 Jul 2017

FMF questions NHI financing model

The latest iteration of the NHI is no closer to defining what the scheme will cost

20 Jul 2017

Pre-NHI forum to take on medical aid graft

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has partnered with the private healthcare industry to create a forum to help prevent corruption for NHI

19 Jul 2017

NHI starts with the children

NHI will focus on preventing NCDS and meeting the health needs of South African children

18 Jul 2017

Thousands of foreign doctors working in rural SA

South African doctors do not want to work in rural areas, so a NPO is recruiting foreign doctors to work in these parts

18 Jul 2017

WP Blood app makes donating blood a cinch

The Western Province Blood Transfusion Service (WPBTS) has launched an app called WP Blood to increase participation in blood donation

17 Jul 2017

US charges 412 people for health fraud

US authorities slapped 412 medical professionals with fraud charges, many for overprescribing opioids

14 Jul 2017

Training the community to take care of the children

Approximately 62% of the under-five deaths in the DRC in 2013 were caused by malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea, all of which are treatable

14 Jul 2017

New doctor training tool for chronic diseases

A training resource on advising patients to modify their lifestyle to reduce chronic diseases has been introduced at various medical faculties

13 Jul 2017

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#CannesLions2017: Mandi Fine on awarding work that truly changes people's lives

I chatted to Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE and juror for the Cannes Lions Pharma Lions as part of Lions Health, live in Cannes, France.

By Ann Nurock 19 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June with the Cannes Pharma and Cannes Health & Wellness Lions award ceremonies, where Y&R SA did SA proud!

17 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlists have been released, with SA seeing entries from two agencies make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2017!

17 Jun 2017

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