Posts Tagged ‘Ethics’

A Breakthrough from Cape Town

Posted on: February 1st, 2019 by admin

Earlier this week, a woman with severe aortic valve stenosis was operated on successfully at Groote Schuur Hospital by Jacques Scherman, […]

Taking the Initiative

Posted on: July 27th, 2018 by admin

Earlier this year the Cancer Research Initiative (CRI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) celebrated its fifth anniversary. The aim of […]

Inspiring New Ways

Posted on: June 1st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

The Africa Health Exhibition took place at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, half way between Johannesburg and Pretoria over the past three […]

Courage and Innovation

Posted on: December 8th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

The title for this week’s blog – courage and innovation – was the theme for a conference held at Groote Schuur Hospital […]

Authenticity in a Post-Truth World

Posted on: September 8th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

After much discussion and debate, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2016 was post-truth, an adjective defined as “relating to […]

Africa Health Comes to Town

Posted on: June 9th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

For the past three days, the Africa Health Exhibition and Congress took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre at Midrand, half way […]

A Tale of Greed

Posted on: April 21st, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

Last month we reported that Swiss pharmaceutical manufacturer Roche, which owns the patent for the breast cancer drug Herceptin, had set the […]

What’s Happening in Korea?

Posted on: January 27th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Much of the news emanating from South Korea recently has been decidedly negative. The country’s parliament voted to impeach President […]

The Rise of Consumer Advertising

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

New Zealand and the United States are the only two countries in the world that permit the advertising of prescription […]

First, Do No Harm

Posted on: September 19th, 2014 by admin

Susan Bewley There is currently a debate raging in the United Kingdom, highlighted in the correspondence section of this week’s British Medical […]