This firm is ready to flood the US with cheap HIV drugs

Dec 05 2017 06:41

Among the coconut plantations and beaches of South India, a factory the size of 35 football fields is preparing to churn out billions of generic pills for HIV patients and flood the US market with the low-cost copycat medicines.


Disability claims soar

Nov 24 2017 22:23

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of disability claims increased by between 30% and 130% across various sectors. What can corporates do to ensure their employees are healthier?


Netcare hit by market conditions in SA, UK

Nov 20 2017 12:35

Market conditions in both SA and the UK have placed pressure on Netcare's ability to grow, while funder-led demand management initiatives impacted results.


Mediclinic shares down as Spire takeover bid fails

Nov 20 2017 12:38

Mediclinic shares have fallen just over 4% on the JSE, following an announcement that the company's takeover bid of UK-based Spire Healthcare Group is off the table.


Austerity leads to campaign for Groote Schuur hospital

Nov 16 2017 18:42

Dr Ntobeko Ntusi, head and chair of the Department of Medicine at UCT and Groote Schuur Hospital, has launched a special fundraising campaign.


Mediclinic revenue flat in constant currency terms

Nov 16 2017 16:44

Mediclinic has reported revenue that was flat in constant currency terms for the six months ended September 30 2017.


AstraZeneca quarterly net profit slumps

Nov 09 2017 13:45

British pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca's third-quarter net profits have tumbled by about a third as a large exceptional gain was not repeated.


Top UK hospital firm rejects Mediclinic takeover offer

Oct 23 2017 10:02

Spire Healthcare Group has rejected a takeover proposal from its biggest shareholder Mediclinic International, saying an offer that values the UK private hospital operator at £1.2bn “significantly undervalues Spire and its prospects.


Mediclinic still positive about Middle East operations

Oct 18 2017 16:25

Although not its strongest performer during the period, Mediclinic is still positive about the prospects of its Middle East operations.


REVEALED: SA's biggest medical schemes

Oct 13 2017 10:20

South Africa's biggest medical insurance scheme had almost a million more beneficiaries than the next scheme.


Depression in the workplace costs SA R232bn in lost productivity

Oct 08 2017 14:33

Depression costs South Africa more than R232bn or 5.7% of the country’s GDP due to lost productivity - either due to absence from work or attending work while unwell, a study shows.

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LifeQ takes guesswork out of risk

Oct 08 2017 06:00

Local science and technology company is taking the guesswork out of insurance health risk assessments by developing non-invasive body monitoring devices.


Lawyers issue warnings about NHI scheme

Oct 08 2017 06:00

Private medical aids and hospital groups should be cautious when offering services to government as part of the proposed national health insurance (NHI) scheme because there are still too many uncertainties surrounding the system

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