The Need


HIV Clinical Guidelines App
17 June 2015

Launched by the Department of Health last week, this free app puts South Africa’s HIV guidelines at the fingertips of health workers and patients. Read full story

New system lets patients pick up medicine from shops
2 June 2015

Patients in rural KwaZulu-Natal are able to pick up their medicine from a wide range of local pick-up points, in a national experiment aimed at cutting the long queues at hospital pharmacies. Read full story

RuDASA is looking for the Rural Doctor of the Year
29 May 2015

Nominate a doctor who is making a difference in rural health Read full story

SA hosts world’s first study into better XDR-TB treatment
18 May 2015

South African scientists are spearheading the world’s first trial into shorter and better treatment for tuberculosis (XDR-TB), which kills about half of all those diagnosed with the condition in South Africa. Read full story