Netcare interim results reflect transformational journey - CEO

May 14 2018 10:49

The last six months have seen various strategic initiatives implemented at Netcare, positioning the group well for future growth, says CEO Richard Friedland.


Marlboro parent company's move to a smokeless future not just hot air

May 14 2018 09:01

Philip Morris International, known for being the owners of Marlboro cigarettes, took a decision to change its strategy to manufacture and sell smoke-free products, essentially putting an end to cigarettes in the future. SA CEO Marcelo Nico shares why this global vision is something close to home.


Aspen moves production to new R1bn SA plant

May 08 2018 13:06

Aspen Pharmacare is relocating the production of pharmaceuticals for certain illnesses to South Africa from regions including Europe.


Mediclinic expects results marginally ahead of expectations

Apr 18 2018 14:24

Mediclinic expects to deliver adjusted financial results marginally ahead of expectations, with a significant improvement from the Middle East division.


20 years after Viagra, Pfizer seeks another miracle drug

Apr 01 2018 21:00

It has been 20 years since Viagra was introduced, and Pfizer is still searching for another drug with as much earning power as the revolutionary blue erection pill.


Netcare pulling out of UK market

Mar 30 2018 12:12

Netcare will dispose of its interests in General Healthcare Group in a process that will see it exiting the UK, but says it looks forward to finalising its acquisition of Akeso Clinics in SA for R1.3bn.


Green light for Netcare’s R1.3bn Akeso buy

Mar 19 2018 14:38

The Competition Tribunal, supported by the Competition Commission, has approved the R1.3bn acquisition of Akeso Clinics by private healthcare group Netcare.


Aspen CEO sees China overtaking SA as biggest market

Mar 09 2018 09:19

Aspen Pharmacare sees China eventually overtaking South Africa as its biggest market as the firm completes its transition to a global therapeutics business from an Africa-focused generic-drugs maker.


Ascendis half year revenue sails past R4bn on back of intl businesses

Mar 01 2018 17:35

Health and care brands group Ascendis Health has reported a 27% increase in revenue to R4bn for the six months to December 2017.

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Sony unveils new flagship Xperia smartphones in Barcelona

Feb 26 2018 14:21

The phones, which feature curved backs and wireless charging, have done away with audio jacks in favour of wireless earphones.


More than skin deep...

Feb 13 2018 19:06

In the never-ending quest for youthful, magazine-cover looks, $10.7bn were spent last year on materials and chemicals used in cosmetic procedures worldwide.

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