Each year, for doctors working in the public healthcare sector, the Discovery Foundation gives five different awards to outstanding individual and institutional awardees.
The Executive Committee of the Association of Surgeons of South Africa (ASSA), as a proxy of its membership, gives credence to reports of the current healthcare crisis in the Eastern Cape.
Federation of Surgeons of South Africa consensus document for the resumption of elective surgery after level 5 COVID -19 “lockdown” period in South Africa.
Along with Surgicom, ASSA encourage the immediate postponement of all elective and non-essential surgery during the 21-day lock-down announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The Association of Surgeons of South Africa (ASSA) has noted with grave concern the arrest of a surgeon and anesthetist following the death of a patient as a result of elective surgery.