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A Drug Information Service for Health Professionals provided by specially trained pharmacists. The Medicines Information Centre (MIC) is situated in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town's...
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National Adverse Drug Reaction Hotline
Do you require advice on the management of a suspected adverse drug reaction (ADR) in an HIV and/or TB patient? We provide information and advice to guide diagnosis and management of suspected adverse drug reactions.

News

Friday, 26 August 2016

Routine resistance and genotype testing is expensive and difficult to access. It should therefore only be done in consultation with an expert in HIV/AIDS and infectious diseases.  The value and use in both the public and private context is summarised here.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 15:15

Our trip to Mpumalanga in July proved tough and, hopefully, productive. Mpumalanga is not big on signage for their clinics, so we spent a lot of time lost (despite careful planning and maps!), and met many people, what with asking directions a million times. Regardless we managed to visit over thirty clinics and hospitals, and travelled 1 204 km in our five days there.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 15:15

A new study, published in the BMJ Open journal, has added fuel to the fire of the cholesterol debate. Read the full article published by The Telegraph, on this latest, controversial, study.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 15:15