Doctors to take on Aaron Motsoaledi

2015-07-26 18:00

Doctors across the country accused Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi of price-fixing this week.

ARV shortages: DA is convinced the health department is to blame

2015-05-25 15:01

The DA will ask Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to explain whether the contracts for the supply of antiretroviral medicine were signed on time after it was reported that hospitals were running out of stock.

SA doctors warned against assisted suicide

2015-05-19 14:47

Doctors who help terminally ill patients to die could face disciplinary action from the Health Professions Council of SA, cautions the South African Medical Association.

Vaccines: Cope wants minister to step in

2015-05-10 22:31

The Congress of the People has called on the Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi to step in after the Eastern Cape health department stopped issuing free vaccines to private clinics and pharmacies.

Name this health app!

2015-05-07 17:06

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has launched a competition to name a mobile app aimed at the youth, an app which will answer questions about both sexual and general health.

Prophets and healers a big problem - Motsoaledi

2015-04-03 10:00

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he would never consult a self-proclaimed healer or prophet and feels that they mislead poor people.

Cash scandal hits healthcare

2015-03-17 08:53

Public hospital bosses countrywide are allegedly tipping off lawyers to possible malpractice cases in their own hospitals in exchange for kickbacks.

Minister of health launches flavoured and scented condoms

2015-03-16 10:11

Aaron Motsoaledi, with help of Higher Education and HIV Training Programme, has launched new incentive for safe sex: flavoured and scented condoms.

Medical negligence: Lawyers slam Motsoaledi

2015-03-11 22:03

The legal profession has condemned claims by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi that lawyers leading litigation against medical practitioners are lining their pockets.

Motsoaledi: Negligence claims affect healthcare, hike doctors’ fees

2015-03-09 20:47

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has warned that SA is facing a major crisis of doctors, in particular obstetricians and gynaecologists, being reluctant to perform surgeries in fear of medical negligence lawsuits.


No shortage of ARVs in South Africa

2015-06-08 17:21

The Department of Health has reiterated that, in South Africa, there is no shortage of ARVs – amid panic about drug stock outs.

Motsoaledi: Shortage of children's ARVs

2015-05-24 17:40

There is a shortage of ARV medication used to treat children, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.

Is bread killing South Africans?

2015-05-17 16:08

Bread is one of our staple foods, but it contains a lot of sodium, putting millions of South Africans at risk of high blood pressure and related strokes and heart disease.

Youth health: Push to end preventable deaths

2015-05-08 11:42

Improving the quality of health services for adolescents, who die most from highly preventable causes, has taken centre stage at a health summit in Johannesburg.

SA urged not to adopt American NHI model

2015-04-13 13:01

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the government is pressing ahead with the National Health Insurance, adding that the country has been urged not to follow the American model.

MPs shun public TB testing

2015-03-25 05:00

Members of Parliament have ignored a call on World TB Day to get tested for TB, which is one of the leading causes of deaths in South Africa.

Cash scandal hits healthcare

2015-03-16 19:00

Public hospital bosses countrywide are allegedly tipping off lawyers to possible malpractice cases in their own hospitals in exchange for kickbacks.

Get ready for free flavoured condoms

2015-03-13 12:45

Strawberry, banana and grape flavoured male condoms will replace the government issue Choice condoms, which has been described as smelly and unattractive.

HPCSA facing major probe - Motsoaledi

2015-03-10 18:30

A team of medical, law, information technology and administration experts are investigating several allegations against the Health Professions Council of SA, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

SA's shocking medical malpractice crisis

2015-03-09 13:02

South Africa is experiencing an explosion in medical malpractice litigation in the public and private sector, according to Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

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