around the globe in the name of customer service
Patient-ready parcels are delivered in accordance with
Monday, 11 February 2019, To what lengths would a pharmacy logistics and delivery company go to ensure that South Africans receive their chronic medicines in good order and on time, every time? Those who are on chronic medicines will no doubt understand just how important this is to the maintenance of their good health.
Tuesday, 12th, February, 2019
Early childhood development centre gets a
boost from Medipost
Thursday, 7 February 2019, Just over a decade since its inception, the first class of children to have attended the Kungwini Welfare Organisation’s Early Childhood Development Centre in Zwavelpoort, East of Pretoria, are preparing for their final years of high school. Now, after more than a decade of providing a school readiness service to children of the surrounding community, the centre is looking forward to expanding its capacity in 2019 thanks to the corporate social investment received from Medipost and other partners.
Friday, 8th, February, 2019
SA doctors’ get behind medicine compliance
Improving HIV treatment adherence for better outcomes
16 January 2019,
Non-adherence to prescribed antiretroviral medicine or break in treatment can
result in drug-resistance and should therefore be avoided at all costs. While
not every missed dose will necessarily result in HIV drug resistance, which limits
the scope of medicines that are likely to be effective for an individual living
with HIV, the general principle of adhering to prescribed treatment should be
followed at all times for best results.
Monday, 21st, January, 2019
Medipost Pharmacy Media release Support for parents managing their child’s diabetes Thursday, 15 November 2018, It can be a major shock for parents to learn that their child is diabetic. While there have been significant advances in the management of childhood diabetes, the intricacies of monitoring the health of a diabetic child can be …
Friday, 16th, November, 2018
Support for parents managing their child’s diabetes
Thursday, 15 November 2018, It can be a major shock for parents to learn that their child is diabetic. While there have been significant advances in the management of childhood diabetes, the intricacies of monitoring the health of a diabetic child can be particularly stressful for families.
Friday, 16th, November, 2018
Why are some cough syrups and painkillers now sold in smaller package sizes?
Regulation of over-the-counter codeine-containing compounds help to protect the public
Tuesday, 23 October 2018, Over-the-counter medications containing codeine can provide effective short-term relief from pain and coughing, however this active ingredient can be habit-forming if it is not used responsibly and as directed by an appropriately qualified healthcare professional.
Thursday, 25th, October, 2018
Generic medicines are saving lives while saving money
Are your medical scheme benefits being depleted unnecessarily?
Wednesday, 10 October 2018, Spiralling costs in healthcare have seen South African private healthcare consumers paying progressively more for their medical scheme membership in recent years, yet many members find that their day-to-day benefits, and sometimes even their chronic benefit limits, run out long before the end of the year.
Monday, 15th, October, 2018
Thursday, 27 September 2018, Many people are under the impression that the convenience of having their chronic medication delivered via courier each month, or as needed, is a luxury they cannot afford.
“Finding the time to collect one’s chronic medicine can be a challenge, and for elderly or unwell patients in particular the difficulties associated with filling prescriptions through traditional channels can lead to unintentional, though potentially dangerous, breaks in treatment,” explains RentiaMyburgh, Group Sales and Marketing Director of Medipost Pharmacy.
Friday, 28th, September, 2018
Prioritising skills development for a more sustainable future
Two of the 906 graduates of the Medi Training Academy Pharmacist’s Assistant course are Florah Mashegoana and Callington Chakoma. Mashegoana started working for Medipost Pharmacy as a packer in 2004, and she has steadily risen through the ranks to her current place as a manager in the Inbound Clinical Pharmacy Cluster for one of the company’s largest medical scheme clients. Chakoma, who joined Medipost Pharmacy as a packer in July 2008, is now a Cluster Pharmacist’s Assistant within the Medipost Order Processing division.
Wednesday, 19th, September, 2018
Courier pharmacy delivers on accessibility to enhance medicine adherence
Monday, 3rd, September, 2018