PhD webinar 8pm (GMT+2) Thursday 18th July 2019

Do you want to do a PhD? Join an online webinar 8pm (GMT+2) on Thursday 18th July 2019. Register here. Prof. Sebastian Magobatha​ will present his PhD work in progress on "Outcomes of hip replacement between hospitals in Gauteng, South Africa" We will also discuss simple referencing systems. Do you want to support African family doctors to do their … Continue reading PhD webinar 8pm (GMT+2) Thursday 18th July 2019

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Quick Share: July 2019

  Hi The “Kampala Commitment 2019” from the WONCA Africa Conference in June was finalised and is supported by a range of organisations. See the draft web version here. The official version will be published shortly in the African Journal of PHC and Family Medicine, the official journal of WONCA Africa. Family doctors show their … Continue reading Quick Share: July 2019

7 things we know about how NHI will work as revealed by health minister Zweli Mkhize

The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been approved by cabinet and sent to parliament for discussion, bringing it one step closer to becoming law. Here is what you need to know. The final draft of NHI Bill has not yet been tabled in parliament or made public, but health minister Zweli Mkhize revealed some … Continue reading 7 things we know about how NHI will work as revealed by health minister Zweli Mkhize

Health Systems Science Webinar: July 15, 2019 Mon 1:00pm to 2:00pm Central Daylight Time

If you missed it....go here for video and slides Register now Up to 30% of the entire world’s stored data is generated in the health care system according the New England Journal of Medicine. Given this massive trove of information, future physicians need to understand how to gather, protect and capitalize on it to improve patient … Continue reading Health Systems Science Webinar: July 15, 2019 Mon 1:00pm to 2:00pm Central Daylight Time

New essential medicines and diagnostics lists

New WHO’s Essential Medicines List and List of Essential Diagnostics focus on cancer and other global health challenges, with an emphasis on effective solutions, smart prioritization, and optimal access for patients. The two lists have added: five cancer therapies, three new antibiotics for the treatment of multi-drug resistant infections, 12 tests to detect a wide range of solid … Continue reading New essential medicines and diagnostics lists

A Digital Path to Health for All

Global leaders at the recent annual gathering of the World Health Assembly in Geneva expressed worry and optimism in almost equal measure. Delegates at the Assembly – the decision-making body of the World Health Organization – likened the scope of the world’s health crisis to that of the threat posed by climate change. They also agree, however, … Continue reading A Digital Path to Health for All