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.

Jardiance Declared Best International Pharmaceutical Product 2018

Jardiance Declared Best International Pharmaceutical Product 2018 Boehringer Ingelheim’s sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitor, Jardiance (empagliflozin), has been announced winner of the 2018 Prix Galien International Award in the category “Best...

Maternal mortality – Fact Sheet

Maternal mortality - Fact SheetMSD for Mothers     Global statistics1 • Every day, approximately 830 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. • 99% of all maternal deaths occur in developing countries. • Maternal mortality is...

CIPLA LAUNCHES NEW TRIPLE-COMBINATION ANTIRETROVIRAL DRUG, REYDIN

Ahead of World Aids Day and as part of its continued commitment to ensuring access to quality, affordable antiretrovirals (ARV), Cipla is launching its new triple-combination ARV treatment for HIV in South Africa.

Empagliflozin proven to improve clinical outcomes in real world practice across a broad spectrum of cardiovascular risk

The most recent 2018 treatment recommendations from the American Diabetes Association are that, after considering drug specific and patient factors, treatment for people with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) should begin with lifestyle management and metformin and subsequently incorporate an agent proven to reduce major adverse cardiovascular events and/or cardiovascular mortality.

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.

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