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SAMWUMED is a national accredited, self-administered medical aid scheme offering the most affordable medical cover for local government employees.

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SAMWUMED News

20 April 2018

MED STOCKOUT CRISIS CRIPPLES NORTH WEST

Med stockout crisis cripples North West The North West Health Department has been hit by strikes after failing to pay suppliers – putting patients' lives at risk.

20 April 2018

DOES ALCOHOL CAUSE ACNE?

DOES ALCOHOL CAUSE ACNE? Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.

20 April 2018

MOST SA CLAIMS ARE FOR THIS DREAD DISEASE

MOST SA CLAIMS ARE FOR THIS DREAD DISEASE The largest number of insurance claims in South Africa are for cancer – with more "millennial" claimants than ever before.

17 April 2018

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LITIGATION: UNDERMINING SOUTH AFRICA'S HEALTH SYSTEM

Medical malpractice litigation: Undermining South Africa’s health system South Africans are becoming increasingly litigious, with not only the number of claims rising but also the size of the claims.

16 April 2018

BIPOLAR DISORDER: CASUES, SYMPTOMS & TREATMENT

BIPOLAR DISORDER: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS TREATMENT Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings that include emotional highs (mania or hypomania)...

16 April 2018

SUPER DRUG-RESISTENT GONORRHOEA SPREADING ACROSS THE GLOBE

Super drug-resistant gonorrhoea spreading across the globe Gonorrhoea, also called 'the clap', is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases worldwide.

16 April 2018

6 WAYS EATING TOO MUCH SUGAR MESSES WITH YOUR BODY

6 ways eating too much sugar messes with your body That piece of cake does damage beyond the scale.

13 April 2018

THE HEALTH SCREENING YOU SHOULD HAVE TODAY, THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE LATER

The Health Screening You Should Have Today, That Could Save Your Life Later Depression is an epidemic. The disorder affects 350 million people globally, but fewer than half of them seek...

13 April 2018

BEING A "NIGHT OWL" COULD KILL YOU, STUDY FINDS.

BEING A "NIGHT OWL" COULD KILL YOU, STUDY FINDS. I wake up at 5.15 a.m. each day to get to work on time, so going to bed at a reasonable...

13 April 2018

CAN A VEGAN DIET HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?

CAN A VEGAN DIET HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT? Vegan diets are entirely plant-based, which means they include no meat, eggs, or dairy products. Many animal-based foods are high in fat...

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