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Doctors spreading unfounded opinions about COVID-19: What are the implications?

Source: Med Brief Africa One of the big challenges in curbing the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide has been the polarisation of beliefs around key issues such as vaccines, treatments, the implementation

Between two waves

As we reflect on the year to date, the national story has been about the delivery of vaccines between two waves of the COVID-19 pandemic. The second wave ended around

Ivermectin: we answer your burning questions

For TimesLive by Sanet Oberholzer Last week a High Court order ruled that ivermectin, the contentious anti-parasitic drug that has harnessed much attention for its potential ability to suppress COVID-19

The implications of prescribing and administering ivermectin

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about worldwide economic, social and medical uncertainty. For doctors, this uncertainty extends to whether new treatments will be beneficial to patients in protecting them from

Conduit Capital’s EthiQal aims to double income from premiums

Medical insurer eyes rapid growth in burgeoning local malpractice insurance market.For Business Day by Garth Theunissen EthiQal, the medical professional indemnity division of Conduit Capital-owned Constantia Insurance, plans to double

Medical Professional Indemnity 101

What is medical professional indemnity? Medical professional indemnity, also known as medical malpractice insurance, provides legal and financial support to healthcare professionals where they have been negligent in their conduct

Policyholder Financial Support during COVID-19

Very few would have predicted the war the world is fighting today – the battle against sub-microscopic particles that are paralyzing healthcare systems even in the richest of places like

Business Continuity & Support – Message from our CEO

Dear Valued Client, Little did any of us anticipate less than three months ago when entering this new decade that the world would be facing the unprecedented challenges posed by

EthiQal Client Business Update

Dear Valued Client, We are pleased to introduce you to Constantia’s new Chief Executive Officer, Peter Todd, who recently took up the reins from Volker von Widdern.   Peter has held

Stemming the tide of healthcare litigation

With a burgeoning load of unwarranted patient litigation threatening to drain public and private sector resources and disrupt overall healthcare delivery, urgent measures are required to address this unintended crisis.


EthiQal launched the 2019 National Doctors’ Day campaign in November, giving South Africans the opportunity to honour their doctors with stories of how they’ve made a difference in their lives.

Will NHI worsen SA’s medico-legal nightmare?

How a medical malpractice public/private partnership can reduce State’s medico-legal exposure and improve health care outcomes. With the draft NHI bill silent on an estimated R98 billion in state medico-legal


Volker von Widdern, Chief Executive Officer of EthiQal speaks to eNCA about the NHI and South Africa’s medico-legal crisis.

Need medical professional indemnity cover?

Medical professional indemnity cover is designed to protect you where allegations of improper professional conduct are made against you in your capacity as a doctor.

Indemnity outfit boosts State surgical rescues

A local insurer of healthcare professionals, EthiQal, has donated R240 000 to Operation Healing Hands, OHH, a non-profit-organisation set up to relieve the overwhelming burden of surgery in the public sector.

The benefits of occurrence-based vs claims-made professional indemnity cover

It is essential that medical practioners understand the differences between the types of professional indemnity cover available and that they purchase cover that is best suited to their needs.


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