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Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Newly published: ADRs in SA

We are pleased to announce the publication of "Adverse drug reactions reported to a provincial public health sector pharmacovigilance programme in South Africa", authored by MIC pharmacists, Jackie Jones, Annoesjka Swart, Ewan Tommy and others.

Publication Date:
Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 06:45
Updated CDC guidelines on mask-wearing

As debates on social media rage about mask-wearing, and COVID prevention fatigue becomes a reality, the CDC have updated their brief on the befit of community use of cloth masks.

Publication Date:
Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 11:30
New use for an old medicine: colchicine

Two recent trials have shown benefit for low dose colchicine in reducing the risk of cardiovascular events.

Publication Date:
Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 11:30
Dolutegravir and neural tube defects

New data from the Tsepamo study in Botswana has shown that the prevalence of neural tube defects in women on dolutegravir-based regimens appears to have stabilised at 0.2%.

Publication Date:
Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 12:15