#badEMfest18

#badEMfest18

Brave African Discussions in Emergency Medicine Conference 22-25 March 2018 Book your ticket for an exciting new event hosted by the badEM (Brave African Discussions in Emergency Medicine) team. Come glamp [glamorous camp] with us at an outdoor, boutique medical...

New Medicines Regulator for South Africa

New Medicines Regulator for South Africa

Government has signed the Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act (2008) marking the official existence of the much-anticipated SAHPRA. The body is now in preparation to officially take over operations from the Medicines Control Council (MCC). According to CEO...

Patient safety – making it count

Patient safety – making it count

Frans van Houten - CEO at Royal Philips NV I’ve just keynoted at the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in California. Other speakers included former US president Bill Clinton; former VP Joe Biden and UK Health Minister Jeremy Hunt. Great...

Is a Heart Attack Cardiac Arrest?

Is a Heart Attack Cardiac Arrest?

Carrie Fisher died Tuesday following a weekend in which her health was the topic of several major news stories. For most doctors following this story, the details of the case reflected only one thing: No one seemed to know what a heart attack actually is. Direct link...