Welcome to Amayeza Information Centre

 The word “Amayeza” means “Medicine” in the Xhosa language.

We are an independant medicine information centre that aims to provide reliable, accurate, objective, and up-to-date information on medicine to pharmacists and other health care professionals across South Africa.

Please note that our services are subscription-based. In order for you to benefit from our up-to-date medicine information, you will need to be a subscriber of Amayeza Information Services. For more information regarding subscriptions, click here

 

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WHAT’S NEW?

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak

On the 31st December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) China country office reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. A novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) has been confirmed as the causative virus. To date, the virus has been spread across the world, including western countries, however, no cases have been reported in South Africa.

The current situational report from the World Health Organisation shows that there are 37 558 confirmed cases and 90 deaths globally.

To stay informed with the correct information, you can visit the following links:

VACCINE SCHEDULES

 MALARIA 

With the approach of the holiday season in December, it is important for travellers visiting any of the malaria areas within southern Africa or elsewhere to take appropriate precautions and maintain a high index of
suspicion for symptoms of malaria on their return.

Resources:

 

 

 

 

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Archived information 

MALARIA

CHOLERA

Useful links:

http://www.sastm.org.za/sastm_publication.php?id=32

 

 

Data Privacy Statement

Amayeza Information Services stores any personal information to enable us to address the enquiry, or other such matters that have been raised, and to document our response. The information will be retained in a secure server and will only be used for this purpose, unless required for legal proceedings. If reporting an adverse event, the information provided will be used in order to meet regulatory requirements in relation to the safety of medicines. In accordance with applicable law, you may have a right to access and correct your information. If you would prefer that Amayeza does not store your personal data, please let us know.

 

 

Last updated: 10 February 2020

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