The South African Orthopaedic Journal (SAOJ) is the official journal of the South African Orthopaedic Association (SAOA). The aim of the SAOJ is to serve as a platform for the publication of original scientific research and the advancement of knowledge in the field of orthopaedic surgery and related sub–disciplines in South Africa. While the emphasis is placed on the South African perspective and relevance to orthopaedic surgeons in a developing world setting we strive to maintain an international audience. Furthermore, the SAOJ aims to disseminate orthopaedic knowledge in order to keep orthopaedic surgeons and related healthcare providers abreast of the local and international developments in orthopaedics.

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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