South African Medical Association

SAMA Weekly Newsletter | 30 September 2022




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It is with great pleasure to inform you that the Africa Health Congress registration is now live!

Have a look at the conferences overview and register for the ones of your interest. The seats for the conferences are limited, so we recommend you book your spot as soon as possible to not miss out!

We look forward to seeing you at the show on 26-28 October 2022 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. Register here:


Living with diabetes and its ripple effect on families

When one family member is diagnosed with diabetes, it can be extremely difficult to help them switch to a new, healthier diet. Many factors need to be considered and questions answered. Can you afford to make the nutritional changes? What kind of food should they be avoiding? Do I have to change my diet too?


COVID-19 in SA: Young people keep vaccine numbers low

The low number of 12 to 34-year-olds getting their COVID-19 vaccines has played a part in the country failing to get 70 percent of South Africans vaccinated. The youth make up more than a third of the country’s population.


Blood donors: Alarm bells ring as SA banks run low

With only 1% of South Africans registered as active blood donors and blood banks running low, could SA be headed towards a blood shortage crisis? South African National Blood Services (SANBS) spokesperson Khensani Mahlanngu said they miss daily collection targets because there are insufficient donors.

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