Gugu-Mjadu LR

Networking tips from top SA female entrepreneurs

As we near the end of Women’s Month, the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition, sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS has revealed a record number of entries received from female entrepreneurs – growing by more than 38% from 2015. Gugu Mjadu, spokesperson for the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS, […]

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Zika virus

Zika virus declared an international emergency

Introduction: Zika virus originates from a group of viruses, Flaviviridae. Zika virus is transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito from the Aedesgenus, mainly Aedes aegypti in tropical regions. This is the same mosquito that transmits dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever. Doctors in South Africa may encounter cases in travellers returning from affected countries. (more…)

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Obesan X

Obesan X still available

We confirm that Obesan X (35mg Phendimetrazine) 30s remain on the South African market. The withdrawal of Obex LA (105mg Phendimetrazine) has no impact on Obesan X. For queries, please contact Natasha: 071-919-1629.

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Bonitas award

Bonitas recognised for service

At the 17th annual Board of Healthcare Funders conference held in Cape Town, Bonitas Medical Fund (Bonitas) was awarded the ‘Service to membership – Open Medical Schemes’ Titanium Award, which benchmarks excellence in the industry. The aim of the Awards is to the improve the quality of health services, create a platform that unites the […]

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Online marketing for medical practices

MediSwitch migrates data centre to tier 4 facility

As leaders in the transmission of electronic healthcare transactions since 1993, MediSwitch is the number one organisation in the country when it comes to switching electronic transmissions between healthcare professionals and medical schemes. (more…)

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Health Professions Council of South Africa accountability

Call for health professions statutory body to be held accountable

The South African Society of Anaesthesiologists (SASA) has partnered with the Federation of South African Surgeons (FoSAS) to demand that the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) be brought to account without delay, after a damning ministerial task team report slated it as being in “a state of multi-system organisational dysfunction”. (more…)

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NDoH Launches TB App

The National Department of Health (NDoH) launched a mobile-friendly TB app at an event held at the Hilton Hotel Durban recently. (more…)

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Janssen ADHD online information portal

Shifting ADHD perceptions

A new portal, dedicated to understanding and treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), as well as dispelling myths around the condition, has been launched in SA. MyADHD is now available for use by patients and healthcare professionals and aims to shift perceptions in the minds of individuals with ADHD – as well as their friends […]

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Medical Officer/ Locum Doctor

Medical Officer/ Locum Doctor Sought for an Emergency facility at an upmarket hospital in Durban Experience necessary, Appropriate qualifications. Position available October 2016. Duties include days, nights and some weekends according to roster. Send CV to

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Agility Health

Early childhood development crucial to reach potential

There are few more practical ways to achieve a more prosperous SA than through investing time and resources in improving early childhood development. (more…)

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