The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority has terminated its controlled compassionate use program for Ivermectin with immediate effect. The Programme was initiated in January last year after a few small studies suggested some potential benefits in the management of Covid-19. But SAHPRA says those studies have now been retracted.
It’s time of the year when smokers are asked to consider giving it up. Today is World No Tobacco Day, which is commemorated across the globe. The theme is “Tobacco: Threat to our environment.” The CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation SA, Prof Pamela Naidoo says tobacco is a leading cause of death, illness, and impoverishment but it also endangers the environment