Health & Medicine

As a result of the strictly regulated medical industry, economic challenges and pressures that we face and the opportunity for various innovative business ventures, we have compiled the below article on the rules and regulations with regards to the sharing of rooms and the HPCSA. The concept of a medical…
South Africans are being challenged in the month of October to become advocates of stroke awareness and lend a hand to the survivors of stroke by learning to recognise the tell-tale signs of an brain attack while sharing the knowledge that enables rapid, effective response. World Stroke Day on Sunday, October…
The 2017 conference will mainly focus on how to accelerate toward elimination on multiple fronts, including tuberculosis (TB) and co-infections, improving tobacco control and reducing air pollution PRETORIA, South Africa, October 12, 2017/APO/ --  The South African government through the delegation from the Department of Health will this week share…
The Centre for Food Safety has contacted the South African authorities over the issue and will closely monitor information issued by the World Organisation for Animal Health on avian influenza outbreaks HONG KONG, The People's Republic of China, October 10, 2017/APO/ --  The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the…
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:22

World sight day event - "Make vision count"

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This year’s focus is on primary school learners whose uncorrected vision problems could impair child development and interfere with learning PRETORIA, South Africa, October 10, 2017/APO/ --  The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla will on Thursday lead the World Sight Day Commemoration activities in Brakpan, Ekurhuleni to raise…
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 14:03

33% Ambulance shortage in Ekurhuleni

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by Michael Waters MP - DA Deputy Chief Whip in the National Assembly and Lethabong Constituency Head According to a Parliamentary reply, Ekurhuleni has a total combined ambulance fleet of 212. This is 106 ambulances short of what it should have available for operations within its metropolitan boundaries. There should…
The new fixed dose combination will be available to low and middle-income countries (LMICs) at a reduced price of US$75 per person, per year PRETORIA, South Africa, September 22, 2017/APO/ --  The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in collaboration with a number of international organisations and agencies reached a…
The matter is handed over to the HAWKS as the Department believes that the allegations levelled against the official are criminal and fraudulent PRETORIA, South Africa, September 22, 2017/APO/ --  The Department of Health has put one of its Forensic analysts, based in Pretoria Forensic Laboratory Services on precautionary suspension…
The theme for World Environmental Health Day is Indoor & Outdoor Air Quality PRETORIA, South Africa, September 22, 2017/APO/ --  The Department of Health joins the World to commemorate the World Environmental Health Day on the 26-27 September 2017. The theme for World Environmental Health Day is “Indoor & Outdoor…
Negotiated pricing agreements have lowered costs and will improve access to quality treatment for people living with HIV NEW YORK, United States of America, September 22, 2017/APO/ --  A breakthrough pricing agreement has been announced which will accelerate the availability of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment regimen containing…
As of 19 September 2017, there were 29 confirmed measles cases and 90 suspected measles cases in KwaZulu Natal PRETORIA, South Africa, September 21, 2017/APO/ --  Government is making efforts to reach all children between the age of 6 to 59 months through an integrated immunisation against preventable diseases such…
Announcing its annual results out of Johannesburg Monday morning, financial services group Discovery outlined the growth in scale and impact of its Vitality Shared-Value Insurance model JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 18, 2017/APO/ --  Announcing its annual results out of Johannesburg this morning, financial services group Discovery (Discovery.co.za) (JSE share code:…

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