We are in uncharted territory as a South African surgical community. The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a global pandemic by the WHO and our South African President has appropriately responded by declaring a “national state of disaster” in order to activate national procedures.
COVID-19 is a rapidly expanding global challenge, placing a huge burden on healthcare systems. There is no evidence to inform the management of surgical patients with COVID-19 infection. Capturing real-world data and sharing international experience will support the management of this complex group of patients, improving their clinical care.
Please click here to view the Davis Tax Committee report on Financing a National Health Insurance for South Africa.
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Please click here to view the letter from Surgicom, which represents ASSA in the private practice arena. An updated practice cost study, under the umbrella of SAMA, is vital to the future viability of Surgery as a profession, both in the private and public arenas. Please take the time to and read the accompanying document and support […]
The Exco for 2017 – 2019 has been discussed and various nominees have been asked for from the Heads of the Academic Departments and the present Executive Committee. Please click here to view the letter.
Please click here to view the National Health Insurance Policy Document.
SAMA has engaged the national and written to several Provincial Departments of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) to inform them that members will NOT comply with the request for e-Disclosures of financial interests.
Please click here to view the scholarship invitation.
Please click here to read the HPCSA Media Release on Global Fees.