The Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa (JEMDSA) is the official journal of SEMDSA (Society for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of SA), DESSA (Diabetes Education Society of SA), NOFSA (National Osteoporosis Foundation of SA), SASOM (SA Society of Obesity and Metabolism), LASSA (Lipid and Atherosclerosis Society of SA) and PAEDS-SA (The Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrine and Diabetes Society of SA).

Through stringent peer review, the journal also aims to make a regional contribution to the international knowledge base of endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes and hopes to also offer other African countries the opportunity to make a world-class African contribution.

Readership comprises of the members of the various societies, namely general physicians, endocrinologists, diabetologists, diabetes nurse educators, lipidologists, beriatricians, paediatricians, gynaecologists (specialising in osteoporosis and infertility) and general practitioners with a special interest in endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes.

Skin protection range, Dexeryl, receives Allergy Foundation’s seal of approval

Partnership brings established international brand to South African consumers with complementary barrier and cleansing presentations for dry skins.

EXPERTS CALL FOR NATIONWIDE ADOPTION OF BUGWISE APP AMONG GPs TO KEEP ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN CHECK

Amid increased reporting of antibiotic resistance (ABR) worldwide, local health experts have called on South African doctors to more fully participate in and support efforts aimed at curbing the growing threat of antibiotic resistant superbugs in our country.

New Novartis South Africa CEO to continue building on partnerships

Novartis South Africa aims to continue building on local partnerships and health development initiatives, following the appointment of Dr. Mahomed (Mo) Kadwa as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer: Novartis South Africa and Head: Southern African Countries.

Warranties on medical devices could save the country – and taxpayers – millions in negligence claims

South Africa has a unique opportunity to become the global leader in the regulation of warranties for medical devices.

HONOURING SA DOCTORS WITH NATIONAL DOCTORS DAY

In recognition of the critical role that South African doctors play in the healthy functioning of South African society, 16 November has been declared national Doctors Day.

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