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Experts support call for lower cancer drug prices

Jul 23 2015 17:26

A group of cancer experts have developed proposals to reduce the cost of cancer drugs, and support protests to lobby firms to charge fairly for treatments.


Netcare warns of continued job scams

Jul 21 2015 20:40

Netcare has alerted the public to the opportunistic placement of Netcare-specific career and training opportunities on social media and other informal platforms.


Row breaks out over Greek medicine supplies

Jul 05 2015 10:49

Wholesalers trading medicines across European borders have criticised a suggestion by manufacturers that Greek exports should be restricted.


Greek medicine supply 'may be in jeopardy'

Jun 29 2015 17:23

Drugmakers say they will continue to ship medicines to Greece in coming weeks, despite mounting unpaid bills, but warn supplies could be in jeopardy if Europe does not take emergency action.


AstraZeneca loses second top executive

Jun 24 2015 19:00

AstraZeneca has lost a second senior executive in a fortnight with the departure of its respiratory and inflammatory medicines head.


Mediclinic in R8.6bn UK buy via Remgro

Jun 22 2015 09:31

Private healthcare group Mediclinic and investment holding company Remgro have announced the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in UK-based Spire Healthcare Group.


Winning Women: For the health of a nation

Jun 21 2015 15:00

Professor Helen Rees, acknowledged globally for her expertise in HIV, reproductive health and vaccines, says the next frontier for global health is universal health coverage, writes Sue Grant-Marshall.


China's drug margins bounce back

Jun 11 2015 15:15

Sales growth is picking up speed at Chinese drugs firms, and margins are widening, in a sign that the second-largest pharmaceuticals market may be rebounding.


Virgin's Branson announces 12 months paternity leave, full pay

Jun 10 2015 19:00

Virgin Group founder, Richard Branson, has announced a new policy to grant male employees up to a year's paternity leave.

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R30m injection for former black varsities

Jun 09 2015 14:19

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has announced that it will give R30m to previously under-resourced universities across the country.


Bestmed ousts Discovery to take top award

Jun 05 2015 10:43

Bestmed has clinched the Healthcare Product Supplier of the Year Award beating Discovery, which has won the coveted title four years in a row.

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