27.10.2020 02:10 pm
If certain medications are in short supply, the department said facilities must ensure patients are offered alternative medication.
The Gauteng health department on Tuesday announced measures have been put in place to ensure medication shortages across the province are resolved.
She has been doing site visits at various provinces to observe the challenges that staff, the public and pupils face regarding the provision of services amid the Covid-19 pandemic since August.
This year alone, three cases of human rabies have been reported in KwaZulu-Natal, three in the Eastern Cape, and one in Limpopo.
According to DTI spokesperson Sidwell Medupi, the project was far from a failure and has only been delayed by budget issues.
This follows reports of condoms that were being recycled and resold in Vietnam.
The amoeba causes migraines, hyperthermia, stiff neck and vomiting, then dizziness, extreme fatigue, confusion and hallucinations.
‘It is important that we profusely apologise for the inconvenience caused,’ acting Gauteng Health MEC Jacob Mamabolo said.
The country’s biggest provider of heart disease medication warns South Africans to cut back on salt, as it could have a destructive impact on their cardiovascular system.
Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu says psychologists, physiotherapists, pharmacists and radiographers are among the professionals of which there is a severe shortage in the job market.
Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies are moving into phase three of its trials, in a study that aim at obtaining representations of populations which were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.
Physiotherapists who volunteered at the makeshift hospital at the Nasrec Convention Centre say the virus’ siege on South Africa’s poor has uncovered the shame of a system which has failed its most vulnerable patrons.
The minister said the move to Level 1 did not mean the period of the Covid-19 pandemic was over but that it did mean rebuilding the economy.
Experts warn that cases of Alzheimer’s disease could triple in the next thirty years, but this could be prevented by exercise, healthy eating, staying mentally fit and socially active.
Only Russia, Poland, Hungary and France, had lower rates of intent that South Africa, with 36% citing concerns about possible side effects as the reason they won’t get vaccinated.