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Friday, 29 June 2018 11:28

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Centenary Celebration

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Prof Mike Sathekge, President of CMSA The centenary of President Nelson Mandela’s birth should inspire CMSA and our stakeholders to intensify our relationship of mutual cooperation, support and assistance in respect of setting and promoting high standards of training, education, assessment, professional practice, and continuing professional development. I urge our…
Thursday, 21 June 2018 15:15

A different fresh approach to smart hospitalisation

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South Africa must change her mind set about medical care and hospitalisation   Medical aid premiums increase exponentially annually, rendering medical aid membership less affordable for an ever increasing number of South Africans. The private healthcare system in South Africa is at risk of becoming unsustainable if medical aid costs…
Thursday, 21 June 2018 12:54

Avoid a Hysterectomy with Fibroid Embolisation

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The minimally invasive alternative for treating Fibroids Fibroid Embolisation is a minimally invasive procedure that combats the occurrence of uterine fibroids. This treatment offers a non-surgical alternative to a Hysterectomy and treats the fibroid through a procedure that is orchestrated through the femoral artery in the groin or the radial…
Pretoria, 15 June 2018 – Yesterday, Pampers handed over their donation to UNICEF. In attendance were Hervé Ludovic de Lys, UNICEF representative and Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble South Africa, Michael Simpson.   In 2017, the world’s top-selling brand of baby nappies, Pampers®, partnered with Pick n Pay, South Africa’s…
Bibi Goss Ross, chief operations officer at day hospital group, Advanced Health South Africa must change her mind set about medical care and hospitalisation.   Medical aid premiums increase exponentially annually, rendering medical aid membership less affordable for an ever increasing number of South Africans.  The private healthcare system in South Africa…
The National Treasury said the provincial health department’s accumulated unauthorised expenditure increased to approximately R200 million and irregular expenditure still awaiting condonation amounts to R6.7 billion CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 15, 2018/ -- The Select Committee on Finance today received a briefing from the National Treasury and the Mpumalanga…
The policy has been adopted by cabinet and as such represents official government policy, and has the potential to herald a new era in access to medicines for South Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 1, 2018/ -- Yesterday (30 May 2018), after nine years of development, the Department of Trade and Industry…
Thursday, 31 May 2018 15:00

I Beat Cancer!

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You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”Bob Marley International Cancer Survivors Day is celebrated globally on the first Sunday of June each year, which will be on the 3rd of June this year. This is a day to celebrate the lives of…
South African Men Suffering From Benign Prostate Hyperplasia Treated With Prostate Artery Embolization Prostate Enlargement affects a large number of men who are above the age of 50, with symptoms occurring in 90% of men by the time they reach 85 years of age. This prevalent condition has numerous symptoms…
Fibroid Embolization conducted as a day procedure under local anesthetic With Fibroid Embolisation, symptoms of uterine fibroids can be resolved by means of a minimally invasive procedure which is conducted through the femoral artery of the groin or the radial artery in the wrist. This procedure is gaining traction in…
Joshua Naicker (22 months old) from Midrand, Johannesburg, was born at only 33 weeks old with challenging circumstances. The circumference of his head measured 45 cm, a length greater than his body, due to tremendous fluid on his brain. Proud parents, Phillecia (29) and Bradley (36) were elated to welcome their first…
The committee urges the departments of health at national and province level, as well as the South African Police Service to put in measures in place to deal with the matter CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 10, 2018/ -- The Chairperson of the Select Committee on Social Services, Ms Cathy Dlamini,…

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