The official journal of ADSA, SASPEN and NSSA.

The South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition (SAJCN) is the official journal of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA), the Nutrition Society of South Africa (NSSA) and the South African Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (SASPEN). Dietitians and nutritionists rely on the SAJCN to provide them with review articles, case studies and original research, written by key opinion leaders on a wide range of topics, including clinical nutrition, community nutrition, food science, food policy, food service management, nutrition policy, and public health nutrition.

Novartis urges patients to play a role in safer medical treatment

NOVARTIS URGES PATIENTS TO PLAY A ROLE IN SAFER MEDICAL TREATMENT Marking World Patient Safety Day, Novartis calls on patients be proactive about communication and adverse event reporting Novartis South Africa has urged South Africans to become more involved in...

Award-winning DOC-U-MENTALLY film now available on DVD

AWARD-WINNING DOC-U-MENTALLY FILM NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD Doc-U-Mentally – an award-winning film about the extreme pressures junior doctors face in South Africa is now available on DVD for R200. The documentary that was produced and directed by Francois Wahl, follows the...

EthiQal 1st Birthday

A new take on medical professional indemnity (PI) protection for doctors is turning the traditional, controversial indemnity insurance model on its head.

HIV prevention possible for those at high risk: men who have sex with men and transgender people

Right to Care, with the support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria is rolling out Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) at three sites in Gauteng and one in the Western Cape, targeting those at high risk for HIV exposure particularly men who have sex with men and transgender people.

Eye strain the new affliction of the digital generation

While digital device usage is soaring, global awareness of digital eye strain is low, according to a new international survey carried out by Novartis among 6,000 people.

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