Useful contacts and websites

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Contact details

Vaccine Helpline

This service has been made possible thanks to the support of the following companies:

Sanofi Pasteur, Aspen/GSK, MSD, Biovac and Pfizer.

Information on vaccine indications, schedules etc

0860 160 160

Monday – Friday

9h00 to 17h00

National HIV HCW Hotline

Information to Health Care Workers on HIV

0800 212 506

Monday – Friday

08h00 to 17h00

Tygerberg Poison Centre

Information on poisoning. Offers a 24-hour Toxicology/Pharmacology consultation service.

021 938 6084/6235

Website

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Website URL

South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)

Professional and legal support

www.pharmcouncil.co.za

Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA)

Professional body

www.pssa.org.za

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Information on travelers health, diseases and conditions, occupational health, etc.

www.cdc.gov

Drugs.com

Drug interactions, tablet identification etc

www.drugs.com

DailyMed

FDA approved package inserts

www.dailymed.nlm.nih.gov

The Drug database for Acute Porphyria

Drug use in porphyria

www.drugs-porphyria.org

Medscape

Information on diseases and conditions

www.medscape.com

US National Library of Medicine

Abstracts of published studies and articles in reputable journals

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

SA Institute for Drug-free sport

Drugs permitted in sport

www.drugfreesport.org.za

National Institute for Communicable Diseases – South Africa (NICD)

Information on regionally relevant communicable diseases

www.nicd.ac.za

Department of Health (South Africa)

Official documents, policies and guidelines on health topics

www.doh.gov.za

Medical dictionary

Dictionary of medical terms

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mplusdictionary.html

Addiction library

 

 

Addiction Center

Information on addiction related terms

Information on addictions to alcohol, tobacco, illicit and prescription drugs

 

www.addictionlibrary.org

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Last updated: 09 May 2014

Useful Contact information and Websites

Source

Useful for:

Contact details

Vaccine Helpline sponsored by Sanofi Pasteur

Information on vaccine indications, schedules etc

0860 160 160

Monday – Friday

9h00 to 13h00

National HIV HCW Hotline

Information to Health Care Workers on HIV

0800 212 506

Monday – Friday

08h00 to 17h00

Tygerberg Poison Centre

Information on poisoning. Offers a 24-hour Toxicology/Pharmacology consultation service.

021 938 6084/6235

Website

Useful for:

Website URL

South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)

Professional and legal support

www.pharmcouncil.co.za

Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA)

Professional body

www.pssa.org.za

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Information on travelers health, diseases and conditions, occupational health, etc.

www.cdc.gov

Drugs.com

Drug interactions, tablet identification etc

www.drugs.com

DailyMed

FDA approved package inserts

www.dailymed.nlm.nih.gov

The Drug database for Acute Porphyria

Drug use in porphyria

www.drugs-porphyria.org

Medscape

Information on diseases and conditions

www.medscape.com

US National Library of Medicine

Abstracts of published studies and articles in reputable journals

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

SA Institute for Drug-free sport

Drugs permitted in sport

www.drugfreesport.org.za

National Institute for Communicable Diseases – South Africa (NICD)

Information on regionally relevant communicable diseases

www.nicd.ac.za

Department of Health (South Africa)

Official documents, policies and guidelines on health topics

www.doh.gov.za

Medical dictionary

Dictionary of medical terms

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mplusdictionary.html

Addiction library

Information on addiction related terms

www.addictionlibrary.org

Source Useful for: Contact details
Vaccine Helpline sponsored by Sanofi Pasteur Information on vaccine indications, schedules etc 0860 160 160Monday – Friday

9h00 to 13h00

National HIV HCW Hotline Information to Health Care Workers on HIV 0800 212 506Monday – Friday

08h00 to 17h00

Tygerberg Poison Centre Information on poisoning. Offers a 24-hour Toxicology/Pharmacology consultation service. 021 938 6084/6235
Website Useful for: Website URL
South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) Professional and legal support www.pharmcouncil.co.za
Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA) Professional body www.pssa.org.za
Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Information on travelers health, diseases and conditions, occupational health, etc. www.cdc.gov
Drugs.com Drug interactions, tablet identification etc www.drugs.com
DailyMed FDA approved package inserts www.dailymed.nlm.nih.gov
The Drug database for Acute Porphyria Drug use in porphyria www.drugs-porphyria.org
Medscape Information on diseases and conditions www.medscape.com
US National Library of Medicine Abstracts of published studies and articles in reputable journals www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
SA Institute for Drug-free sport Drugs permitted in sport www.drugfreesport.org.za
National Institute for Communicable Diseases – South Africa (NICD) Information on regionally relevant communicable diseases www.nicd.ac.za
Department of Health (South Africa) Official documents, policies and guidelines on health topics www.doh.gov.za
Medical dictionary Dictionary of medical terms www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mplusdictionary.html
Addiction library Information on addiction related terms www.addictionlibrary.org

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