A third of South African children under six months old are now exclusively breastfed, which is nearly a five-fold increase over the last twenty years.
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A new initiative utilising a Facebook chatbot is set to curb the growing incidence of stunting – a phenomenon that affects 27% of South African children.
GCR has affirmed the national scale claims paying ability rating assigned to Medshield of AA-(ZA), with the rating outlook accorded as Positive.
mPower Digital Health, a start-up incubated at The Innovation Hub, has launched their online diabetes management service on the Apple App Store.
Umvuzo Health has launched the lowest cost full medical aid option, which is set to give comprehensive access to employees earning R3,850 or less per month.
According to scientists, a South African child born with HIV and given a short course of treatment appears to have been cured of the AIDS virus.
GBM has asked the SA government to accelerate the evaluation and registration of more affordable biosimilar medicines in South Africa.
Eight of South Africa’s Top 20 hospitals for patient care in 2017 are members of the National Hospital Network (NHN).
Merck Foundation has committed to a long term partnership with the Government of Tanzania to build healthcare capacity across the country.
The CEO of Adcock Ingram, Andrew Hall, has signed the Guidelines for Good Business Practice by South African Companies Operating in the Rest of Africa.
The world’s first flash glucose monitoring system, which requires only a scan rather than a traditional finger prick, is now available in South Africa.