Congenital heart disease

Heart disease grant to give UCT research a boost

Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect globally and an important cause of heart failure and death in childhood and early adulthood in Africa. (more…)

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Radiologist Required – Limpopo

The services of a full-time radiologist assistant, with a view to partnership, is required for a well-established multi-site practice in Limpopo.  Prior private practice experience would be advantageous but not essential.  For enquiries and submission of CVs, please contact Craig Tudhope on or (041) 395 7117

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Dr Jacques Snyman appointed CEO of MSH

Medical Specialist Holding (MSH) recently announced the appointment of Dr Jacques Snyman as CEO. The holding company will provide shared services to Equra Health, which provides oncology radiation therapy services in SA. Dr Snyman was previously the CEO of ISIMO health.

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AAA Grade medical suite/offices to let in Bedfordview

HQ Bedfordview brand new AAA Grade offices to let directly opposite Bedford Centre. (more…)

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IPASA reacts to Dr Zokufa’s passing

The Innovative Pharmaceutical Association of South Africa and its members, are deeply shocked and mourns the sudden passing of recently appointed of Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) Chief Executive and Registrar Dr Humphrey Zokufa. (more…)

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SAMA disappointed over Minister’s statements on unemployed doctors

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) has expressed its disappointment and concern over remarks by Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi regarding the uptake of posts by doctors. The Association said the remarks by Dr Motsoaledi were unfortunate. (more…)

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Intercare genetic testing

Intercare’s Salubrity introduces two genetic screening tests

Intercare’s new wellness company, Salubrity, has introduced two genetic screening tests from Switzerland: Serenity and Tranquility. (more…)

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Cipla’s new inhaler launched in SA

Cipla recently announced the launch of its innovative inhaler, Synchrobreathe. This breath-actuated inhaler (BAI) is indicated for the millions of South Africans with obstructive airway diseases (OAD) such as asthma. (more…)

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The cost of medical schemes

With more above-inflation medical scheme tariff increases on the horizon for 2017, many consumers have been left bewildered by the escalating costs of medical care. Most feel powerless in the face of double-digit increases. (more…)

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