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GMG

The GMG Executive Commitee: Dr CD Mashiloane (Chairperson) Dr JP du Buisson (CEO) Dr M Van Der…

SA Law Reform Commission Discussion Paper 154

SA Law Reform Commission Discussion Paper 154. Click HERE to access the Paper. The request for comments…

Association Between Menstrual Cycle Length and COVID-19 Vaccination

The findings of this study and the conclusions drawn by the authors that there is no clinically meaningful change in menstrual cycle length associated with COVID-19 vaccination is very reassuring.

FIGO Representation for SASOG Members

SASOG is very proud to be represented on nine of the FIGO Committees.

New study on the causes of Cerebral Palsy may have far-reaching impact on medico-legal outcomes

A new paper on Cerebral Palsy, published in the South African Medical Journal, challenges commonly held views on the subject and suggests that the causes of this tragic condition may be far more complex and multi-faceted. Commonly held assumptions that CP arises as a direct result of preventable adverse events during childbirth inform the current paradigm within South African medico-legal cases, in which the focus is almost exclusively on events during childbirth (intrapartum events).

President Cyril Ramaphosa bestows the Order of BAOBAB in Silver to Prof Lynette Denny

Congratulations to Prof Lynette Denny who was honoured by the Presidency of South Africa and awarded the…

Doctors call for a re-look at medical negligence laws

PRESSURE is building to change laws dealing with medical negligence claims, which have apparently become a cash-cow…

COVID-19 Vaccination of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

It has been brought to the attention of SAPA that some pregnant and breastfeeding women are being…

South Africa healthcare leaders unite in call for review of culpable homicide law

Nine of South Africa’s leading healthcare organisations have united to urge the Government to initiate a review…

Tribute to Dr Graeme Aubrey Naylor: 14/02/51 – 29/09/21

Graeme was born and grew up in Johannesburg. He attended Wits University Medical School for both his…