Where logistics and pharmacy requirements meet

MediLogistics Media release Where logistics and pharmacy requirements meet Transporting medicines safely and reliably to serve South Africa’s needs Thursday23 June 2022, Medicines, chronic medicines in particular, are a lifeline for a significant proportion of the South African population. However, the efficacy of medicines is reliant on the conditions under which they are kept until …

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Five pointers for parents on pain relief for kids

Medipost Pharmacy Media release  Five pointers for parents on pain relief for kids Greater awareness needed to prevent accidental overdoses  Wednesday, 4 May 2022, There is no room for error when giving pain relief medication to your children at home. Too small a dose may not ease the pain effectively, while too much of the …

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Medipost Holdings, The Netcare Foundation and The Maboneng Foundation

Medipost Holdings, The Netcare Foundation and The Maboneng Foundation Joint media release Celebrating Atang’s first birthday and successful heart repair Lifesaving procedure for baby girl who ‘knows what she wants’ Thursday, 21 April 2022“ When we learned that our baby girl had a hole in her heart, I think I had a nervous breakdown. The …

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Coping with epilepsy: a pharmacist’s perspective

Medipost Pharmacy Media release  Coping with epilepsy: a pharmacist’s perspective Public encouraged to be aware of seizures and help break the stigma Monday, 14 February 2022, Epileptics in South Africa and around the world still sometimes face stigma, an additional burden for people living with this chronic health condition. A pharmacist from South Africa’s largest …

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Understanding the pharmacy needs of a loved one with dementia

Medipost Pharmacy Media release Understanding the pharmacy needs of a loved one with dementia Support required for medicine handling to preventaccidental overdose Declining memory and cognitive functioning associated with dementia affect an estimated one in five people between the ages of 75 and 84, and some 50 million people worldwide. A pharmacist shares some practical …

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Would you know if you had a ‘silent killer’?

Medipost Pharmacy Media release  Would you know if you had a ‘silent killer’? Untreated conditions can cause long-term damage  Tuesday, 11 January 2022, Many people are unaware that chronic health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol or hypertensioncan cause damage to the body, often without the person experiencing noticeable symptoms. Although they can …

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Awareness saves lives: Lung cancer can be treated

Medipost Pharmacy Media release Awareness saves lives: Lung cancer can be treated More options and support for patients Tuesday, 16 November 2021, Anyone can get lung cancer, yet few people are aware that testing and treatment are available for this condition, which is one of the most common cancers in South Africa. November is Lung …

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Eight-month-old set to thrive after lifesaving donations

Medipost Holdings, The Netcare Foundationand The Maboneng Foundation Joint media release  Eight-month-old set to thrive after lifesaving donations Pulling together for Baby Muhammad’s heart operation  Thursday, 2 September 2021,A baby boy is back home with his mother and recovering well after undergoing a life-saving operation to fix a large hole in his little heart. With …

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What every woman should know about “the pill”

Medipost Pharmacy and Contro Media release What every woman should know about ‘the pill’ Female GP and pharmacist provide insights on oral contraceptives Tuesday, 24 August 2021, Oral contraceptives, commonly known as ‘the Pill’, are among the medicines women use most frequently. Although most well known as a convenient form of birth control, this type …

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Don’t miss your meds as Delta variant gains ground in SA

Medipost Pharmacy Media release  Don’t miss your meds as Delta variant gains ground in SA Convenientpharmacy-to-your-door service with phone advice in all SA languages  Thursday, 1 July 2021, With mounting concern over the more contagious Delta variant of COVID-19now circulating in South Africa, it is more important than ever to limit opportunities for the virus …

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