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  • TB remains the leading cause of deaths in SA

    Posted on Friday March 24, 2017

    Tuberculosis remains the leading cause of death in South Africa. As the world marks World TB day, the country's fight against the disease...

    will only be rolled out in hospitals after the Department of Health and the National Medicine Control Council have confirmed the safety of

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  • Don’t Misjudge Generics

    Posted on Thursday March 16, 2017

    Even though generic drugs have been around for more than half a century, many patients in South Africa are unreasonably suspicious of what...

    in part to force pharmaceutical manufacturers to compete on price. The Pharmacy Act of 1997 and the Medicines Control Amendment Act, among

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  • Clover story of dairy unfolds during National School Health Week:

    Posted on Monday March 13, 2017

    'School Health Week' in South Africa, what better way to keep this important conversation going, with a visit to Clover's Visitor centre....

    Clover story of dairy unfolds during National School Health Week:

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  • SA cold and flu industry: In sickness and in health... - Insight Survey

    Posted on Monday March 13, 2017

    The 2017 cold and flu season is almost upon us again... in South Africa, seasonal flu tends to be very common, and usually lasts from April...

    SA cold and flu industry: In sickness and in health... - Insight Survey

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  • Doctors could save SA economy billions

    Posted on Monday March 13, 2017

    “Failing to substitute with a generic, means that many patients are paying over R350 for a product that could be costing them in the region...

    data, about one in five prescriptions for medical aid patients in the past year were for branded medication where generic equivalents were

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  • Mental health patients transferred from NGOs

    Posted on Friday March 10, 2017

    Mental health patients transferred from NGOs: Pretoria – About 63 mental health patients have to date been transferred from various...

    Mental health patients transferred from NGOs

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  • SAFMH: SAFMH's response to Gauteng Health budget

    Posted on Thursday March 09, 2017

    The South African Federation for Mental Health has written to President Jacob Zuma asking that the 21st of March, Human Rights Day, be...

    SAFMH: SAFMH's response to Gauteng Health budget

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  • Ascendis CEO reveals health firm's cocktail for success

    Posted on Wednesday March 08, 2017

    Cape Town - Multinational health and care company Ascendis Health [JSE:ASC] is looking for the right acquisition in Africa outside of South...

    Ascendis CEO reveals health firm's cocktail for success

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  • Brand name meds cost SA economy

    Posted on Wednesday March 08, 2017

    Expensive brand name medication is costing the South African economy around R4bn a year, as many healthcare practitioners continue to...

    data, about one in five prescriptions for medical aid patients in the past year were for branded medication – while generic equivalents were

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  • Making sense of primary healthcare demarcation regulations

    Posted on Tuesday March 07, 2017

    There has been some confusion around primary healthcare products and the possibility of them being discontinued. “In terms of the Draft...

    Employee Benefits at PSG Wealth. “This allows for the Council for Medical Schemes to implement guidelines for Low Cost Benefit Options, and

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