A national “lockdown” is in place until the 30th April 2020, and from the 1st May 2020 is has been de-escalated to level 4. It is unclear as to how long level 4 will continue, however level 3 remains quite restrictive. It is very likely that our health care infrastructure and resources, specifically with relation to the care of the most critically ill patients will be strained over the coming weeks and months....read more
Smith and Nephew is planning a series of live webinars which will examine the varying fracture treatment methodologies that are used globally. This E-series is designed to address the difficult challenges which orthopaedic trauma surgeons face in fracture management, and to learn from experts in this field of how best to overcome them.
A special issue of the Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine relating specifically to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa has just been published.
This issue can be accessed at https://journals.co.za/content/journal/wjcm/browse
It is with regret that we inform you that the first of our Biannual SASSiT Refresher courses will be cancelled.The Corona virus global pandemic has had a profound effect on the international and local medical fraternity.
This decision is in keeping with recommendations put forward to help curb the spread of the Virus and avoid a public health Crisis of unmeasured proportion.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused . Your membership is of great importance and we shall endeavor to continue striving to bring surgical education to all.
We remain committed to helping you prepare for your forthcoming exams and hope to find alternative methods soon.
We take this opportunity to thank all healthcare workers for being at the forefront of fighting this pandemic.
Be clean Be safe Be considerate.
Sincerely, SASSiT Executive
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