Blog Archives

July 22, 2019

Healthcare innovator honoured

The Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) has presented a Titanium Award to Dr Brian Ruff for his outstanding contribution to healthcare. Announced at the BHF Conference, which runs from 21…

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November 29, 2018

HIV GP networks at transport hubs

Saturday 1 December is World Aids Day. While HIV is a manageable disease, approximately half of the estimated seven million people in South Africa who are HIV positive are not…

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December 8, 2017

Pregnancy during the festive season

Facing the festive season with a baby bump may be daunting for expectant moms. Navigating social commitments and travel plans with a full-time passenger in your belly can be a…

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August 31, 2017

Why an NHI is necessary

The South African private healthcare system is in a time of review and reformulation. The Health Market Inquiry (HMI) and National Health Insurance (NHI) White Paper have spelt out the…

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June 23, 2017

New maternity care programme launches

 Pregnant women without medical scheme cover can now access affordable private maternity care, without worrying about being put out of pocket by unexpected costs. The Birthing Team, which is currently…

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