Ministers to discuss plan to tackle drought

2015-11-13 10:01

An inter-ministerial committee responsible for looking into the drought happening in parts of the country is due to discuss its progress.

Good news: more breast milk banks are opening up in SA

2015-10-28 11:15

Kuruman is set to open the latest breast milk bank in the wake of renewed calls to promote breastfeeding in South Africa.

Will doctors be told where they can work?

2015-10-19 11:43

The controversial 'certificate of need', which can deny doctors an operating license in a bid to address the inequalities in medical services, is yet again up for discussion.

China committed to building 100 health facilities in Africa - Motsoaledi

2015-10-06 21:03

The Chinese government has committed to building 100 health facilities in Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and his Chinese counterpart, Li Bin, have announced.

No special treatment for health minister in state hospital

2015-08-26 13:37

The health department won't say whether Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is getting special treatment in hospital - but nurses say he is in a general ward and sharing a room with other patients.

Tutu discharged from hospital

2015-08-04 13:24

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been discharged from hospital. The infection for which he was being treated was a consequence of treatment for prostate cancer that he has been receiving for the past 18 years.

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.


Minister Aaron Motsoaledi will release HPCSA investigation report

2015-11-05 11:26

On 5 November Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi will release findings of the HPCSA investigation report to the public

Slave doctor in SA: Working for free for 8 years

2015-10-20 14:07

For the past eight years, Kenyan Dr Michael Rebeiro has been treating South African patients for free. Now the Health Professions Council of SA refuses to register him.

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention to be set up in Africa

2015-10-07 05:31

Establishing Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Africa will ensure the continent is not caught by surprise with an outbreak such as Ebola.

Motsoaledi discharged from hospital

2015-08-26 18:03

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has been discharged from the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria following his admission for pneumonia.

Health minister admitted to hospital

2015-08-24 10:20

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has been admitted to hospital with pneumonia, his spokesperson says.

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.

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