Surgery in Cape Town has lost one of its most loyal servants. Harold Spilg had died peacefully on 19th June 2016 in Israel. Harold, as he was known to everyone, was born in Lithuania in 1929. His family moved to South Africa and settled in Port Elizabeth. He matriculated from Grey High School in 1946 […]
ASSA is committed to the provision of the best possible surgical services to the country as a whole. Surgical specialists remain an extremely valuable and also vulnerable group of specialists. Please click here to view the full submission
Lancet Commission on Global Surgery An open process to promote surgery as a public health measure Welcome to the May/June 2016 newsletter of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Dear Friends and Colleagues, The months of May and June are a busy time of year, and the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery has exciting updates to share. […]
Please click here to view the letter to Ms Matsoso on the Association of Surgeons of South Africa position statement on the use of Ketamine for anaesthesia.
Ketamine is one of the most commonly used anaesthetic agents in the world. In many Low and Middle Income Countries it is the only available anaesthetic agent. For WHO Level 1 hospitals it is the only anaesthetic on the WHO Essential Medicines List. Please click here to view the Ketamine letter to SA Ambassodor in Austria
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The European compliance landscape in which the Medical Technology industry operates is changing rapidly. As our industry is becoming increasingly visible, we need to guard and promote our integrity. Please click here to view the communication from MedTech Europe to all members.
SAMED – The South African Medical Device Industry Association, represents the medical device, medical equipment and In Vitro Diagnostics industry in South Africa. Please see attached correspondence from Medtech.