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Do or die

HIV/AIDS and TB might still be the biggest cause of death in SA, but huge strides have been made in decreasing the mortality rate. At the recent Wits Faculty of Health Sciences 14th prestigious research lecture entitled “ART: Do or die” attendees were privileged to hear both Prof Ian Sanne and Prof Francois Venter talk […]

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Adcock tackles opioid addiction

A half-day symposium, conceptualised and organised by Adcock Ingram Critical Care, brought thought leaders together to exchange learnings on the thorny problem of opioid addiction. Held at the OR Tambo conference venue on Saturday 28th January, the symposium attracted a high level audience of government officials and academics, among others.  (more…)

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Reducing TB and HIV in SA’s prisons

Inmates and people who work at the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) are at high risk of contracting TB, which in turn can filter back into their communities. To address this serious issue, there is a large national TB programme underway, which helps to address TB risks in the prison system, where inmates and DCS […]

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Healthbridge brings first-world technology to SA

The rapid advancement of innovative technology today is propelling digital disruptions in several, if not all, industries and the Healthcare industry is no exception. To run a good business, a medical practice simply cannot thrive without the right technology. (more…)

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Rare Diseases Fact Sheet

About rare diseases It is estimated that 350 million people worldwide suffer from rare diseases. There are approximately 7000 different types of rare diseasesand disorders, with more being discovered each day. 30 million people in the United States are living with rare diseases. Similarly, there are approximately 30 million people living with rare diseases in Europe[i]. […]

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