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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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HIV & TB Health Care Worker Hotline
HIV & TB Health Care Worker Hotline
The MIC, in collaboration with the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) and PEPFAR/USAID, run the National HIV...
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The HIV & TB HCW Hotline App provides contact details, information and resources on HIV and TB.

News

Wednesday, 11 December 2019
New HIV Guidelines launched

It’s an exciting time to be in the field of HIV as the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announced the launch of the new guidelines.

Publication Date:
Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 12:30
Improved cognition from hormone therapy

A new study suggests that there may be a cognitive benefit from a longer reproductive window complemented with hormone therapy.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 08:45
New research shows that perhaps latent TB doesn’t last for life

Current thinking is that latent TB is a life-long infection and can cause active TB at any point. Interesting new research questions this idea.

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Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 12:45
Is timing of BP medication important?

Interesting results from a chronotherapy study on BP medication were published in the European Heart Journal recently, showing that it may be better to take antihypertensives at bedtime.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 08:30