Johnson & Johnson Launches J&J Institute to Meet Evolving Needs of HCPs and Improve Patient Outcomes in South Africa and Globally
2017 saw Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices launch the J&J Institute – focused on increasing access to healthcare education to improve outcomes and enhance the patient experience, thereby helping to meet the evolving needs of healthcare professionals (HCPs) in a value-based care environment.
iNova Pharmaceuticals has a range of solutions to keep winter germs at bay. Whether it’s for a wet or a dry cough, sore throat, allergies or an annoying fever blister, their winter basket is available to help your patients through the upcoming winter season.
“All people with serious medical problems have one thing in common – they are searching for hope.” This is the experience of Drs Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband, whose interest in the clinical benefits of hope began in the early days of the AIDS epidemic.
iNova Pharmaceuticals has launched an exciting new product to their cough portfolio, adding to their well-established range of dry and wet cough relief options. Pholtex, South Africa’s number one prescribed dry cough brand, is proud to announce the launch of Pholtex Plus.
17 May each year marks World Hypertension Day, encouraging an increase in awareness and control of this modern epidemic. While the World Hypertension League’s 2017 theme of ‘Know your numbers’ calls attention to awareness and prevention, those treating and managing hypertension may give thought at this time to the long-term impact of the disease and its treatment.
JSE Limited-listed Aspen Pharmacare (APN), South Africa’s largest pharmaceutical company, was presented with the Economic Diplomacy (Africa) Award by the South African Government at the prestigious 4th annual Ubuntu Awards, held in Cape Town on 22 March 2018.
Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are the name given to a group of conditions related to jaw movement and pain in and around the jaw joints. The temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects a person’s jaw to the temporal bones of their skull, which are in front of each ear. It enables up and down and side to side movement of the jaw, enabling a person to talk, chew, and yawn.
The Andolex range and products are known to provide relief for patients suffering from a sore throat, mouth or gums. These patients may suffer from sore throats due to viral or bacterial infections, mouth ulcers, oral conditions such as gingivitis or periodontitis or for relief of post-surgical procedures such as a tonsillectomy.
SOUTHERN AFRICAN SUPPLY CHAIN ASSOCIATION JOINS GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO TRANSFORM PUBLIC HEALTH SUPPLY CHAINS
Leading Southern African supply chain association SAPICS has been appointed a board member of “People that Deliver”, a global initiative that aims to improve health outcomes by promoting sustainable workforce excellence in health supply chain management.
As the world runs out of cures, global consumption of antibiotics skyrockets, contributing to drug resistance
Despite the threat of a global health crisis in antibiotic resistance, worldwide use of antibiotics soared 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, fueled by dramatic increases in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Dräger is pleased to announce the production of the 50 000th Primus, even more thrilling to know is the fact that it is produced for Far East Rand Hospital in South Africa. The unit is referred to as the celebration device because, 50 000 is a mile stone for Dräger globally.
South Africa’s largest retail pharmacy chain Clicks announced the opening of its 500th pharmacy at Clicks Park Station in Johannesburg.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), between 2030 and 2050, global climate change will result in 250 000 additional deaths per year from diseases like malnutrition, malaria, diarrhoea and heat stroke, placing increased stress on health resources and public health systems
A new collaboration, located within the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Clinical Skills Centre, will help foster safer practices in healthcare through an educational focus on patient and healthcare worker safety.
The launch of online medical library, Medtalkz, paves the way for health professionals and medical students to stay up to date with the latest research and findings within the medical field, regardless of their location.