British scientists have used genome "editing" technology to reveal the role of a key gene in the early development of human embryos
Alpha Pharm and Immploy Recruitment Agency are teaming up to improve community pharmacy access, and service across South Africa
Immploy Medical Recruitment 1 day ago
The rise of obesity and fast-food consumption has resulted in probiotics dominating the vitamin and dietary supplements market
Instead of chasing financial reward and success in first-world countries, Dr Desmond Kegakilwe chose to come home and build his nation
Surgeons For Little Lives has launched its second big project - to build a lactation unit and breast milk bank at Soweto's Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
A rise in bogus health practitioners has forced the HPCSA and medical schemes to strengthen their forensics units to curb fraud
Billionaires Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote come together to fund healthcare projects
Pavithra Rao 19 Sep 2017
Universal health coverage (UHC) can be achieved, but it is a political choice that takes vision, courage, and long-term thinking
Atterbury is developing the new R350m, 15,000m2 Mediclinic hospital in Stellenbosch
There is huge diversity within and across the 49 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The challenges these countries face in achieving health outcomes that are at par with low and middle income countries in other regions of the world are numerous and diverse
Alex Ezeh, Nelson Sewankambo and Peter Piot 18 Sep 2017
Multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferers should not be discouraged from having families, as the view on the prospect of women with MS, carrying pregnancies to term, is shifting
Cipla 18 Sep 2017
More than half (54%) of health-conscious South Africans experience digestive health problems, according to the 2017 Cipla Digestive Health Survey conducted among 400 health-conscious individuals
Cipla 15 Sep 2017
South Africa is one of five countries where actual health burden rates far exceed what one would expect.
About one in 20 of the more than a billion people doing internet searches on health and wellness are looking for answers on health-related concerns
Discovery Health has built its very successful Vitality programme, which is a blueprint for other rewards schemes, not only in healthcare, but other sectors too
Nicci Botha 13 Sep 2017
Thanks to solid population risk management tools, the potential to attract and restain medical talent and services in-country has never been better
With the misappropriation of funds, unaffordable medical aid rates and the generally abhorrent state of government hospitals (with some exceptions)
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve and results in vision loss and irreversible blindness in some people. The diseases usually occur on their own but when they are caused by other conditions they are known as secondary glaucoma.
Susan Williams, Michèle Ramsay 4 Sep 2017
Food alone cannot solve the world's malnutrition crises but only three countries are looking beyond hunger to the other major driver, according to a global study released on Thursday.
Matthew Ponsford 28 Aug 2017
For your practice to grow, you need to adapt to latest healthcare marketing strategies. As a doctor, it might not be your cup of tea, but you need to remember that for sustaining and nurturing your business, you need to be known by more people who will convert into customers. For this, you need to learn about the “necessary evil,” i.e. healthcare marketing. To get the desired results out of your marketing efforts, you need to avoid some healthcare marketing mistakes, as stated below.
Pranjali Singh 10 Aug 2017