Efficiency behind Discovery’s health, says CEO

Jonathan Broomberg responds to the Competition Commission’s report on the private health market

WATCH: Why this analyst is worried about NHI

Frost & Sullivan healthcare consulting analyst Nicholas Burger talks to Business Day TV about his concerns about the National Health Insurance Bill

Recovery plan for Ascendis takes shape

New CEO Thomas Thomsen’s strategy includes disposing of underperforming acquisitions

Indian startups in race for silver bullet against antibiotic resistance

Biotech companies at the epicentre of the government-backed war against superbugs are joining forces with big pharma in India

Ascendis denies involvement in PIC scandal

The health group says reports that it paid Dan Matjila’s alleged girlfriend, Pretty Louw, are untrue, and Lawrence Mulaudzi has no association with the ...

GSK takes on Gilead in fight for dominance in HIV drugs

The drug makers are touting rival strategies for fighting the AIDS virus

GlaxoSmithKline gets good news on two-drug AIDS treatment

Results from a safety study are a big win for the company, after regulators warned of possible birth defects from one of the two drugs

Netcare share gets shot in the arm after approval to buy Lakeview Hospital

The Competition Tribunal overturned the Competition Commission's prohibition of the acquisition

WATCH: How Life Healthcare plans to expand

Life Healthcare CEO Shrey Viranna talks to Business Day TV about the company’s interim results

New Life Healthcare CEO takes reins to expand abroad

The company has made the right decision to diversify away from acute hospital care, says analyst

Herbex Fat Burn holds no weight with Advertising Standards Authority of SA

An animated TV ad that suggests easy weight loss using the Herbex Fat Burn Concentrate for Men is rejected after a single complaint

About 700 patients have returned to Life Esidimeni

The healthcare group says this is one reason for a 42% surge in its SA health service's interim revenue

Robust forecast for Mediclinic’s growth in UAE

Its shares are battered despite the private hospital group's plan to alleviate Middle East headache 

Protesting Adcock Ingram workers have Cyril Ramaphosa in their sights

Giwusa says Bidvest’s acquisition of control in the company ushered in a draconian labour regime, which it sees as in line with the president’s agenda for SA

Reckitt Benckiser and Perrigo interested in Aspen formula unit, sources says

French dairy group Lactalis and Australia’s iNova Pharmaceuticals are also said to be weighing offers for a stake in the Aspen business

Aspen aims to raise growth with new R1bn drugs production facility in PE

Export plans for the facility dovetail with the government’s vision to make SA a leading exporter of high-technology products

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