Established in 1980, the MIC has answered over 200 000 queries from health care workers and we’ve done it well. During this time, the centre has been funded by a range of generous funders. Our current funding, kind favour of the Global Fund and Western Cape Department of Health ends in March 2019, so we’re on the hunt for more generous funders. Please, if you are one of those, or you know of anyone/any organisation that is, let us know.
Global shortage of the tuberculin skin test (TST) has made the implementation of the IPT guidelines difficult. Recently the National Department of health sent out a circular regarding this.
The FDA has issued a safety announcement for the SGLT2 inhibitors used in the management of diabetes (dapagliflozin and empagliflozin are available in South Africa).
If Einstein hadn’t shared his knowledge, where would we be now? Three computer scientists have developed a browser plug-in that allows researchers to locate legally archived articles that are freely accessible.