Home > Medical schemes > News 01 September 2010 Meds company foots levy costs One of the top suppliers of generic medicines in SA has come to the aid of patients who do not have medical aid, through an innovative initiative called Patient Assist. 0 Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery One of the top suppliers of generic medicines in SA has come to the aid of patients who do not have medical aid, through an innovative initiative called Patient Assist. Millions of South Africans don't have Medical aid to cover costs of illness NEXT ON HEALTH24X Ramaphosa launches anti-corruption forum ‘to protect the NHI Fund’ 2019-10-03 10:12 More: Medical schemesNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Diet and nutrition OPINION | Chronic diseases, immunity and nutrition. Nutrition is important now more than ever! News SPONSORED: Dr Sindi van Zyl to answer burning women’s health questions as our guest expert 26 to 30 October 2020 News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Vivian Chengalroyan Medical Staying social can boost healthy 'grey matter' in ageing brains Medical Coronavirus science | Week in review: Obesity, sudden hearing loss, and test swab found in a lung News Mesoglow facial: your bespoke anti-ageing facial Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.