Motsoaledi calls on IEC to fix voting problems in Hammanskraal

2016-08-03 11:23

Health minister and ANC NEC member Aaron Motsoaledi says the party will have a meeting with IEC officials after five voting stations in Ward 49 of Hammanskraal opened late.

Don’t behave like hooligans - Motsoaledi

2016-06-21 20:06

Senior ANC members has appealed to Tshwane residents to stop behaving like hooligans because of their dissatisfaction with the party's mayoral candidate for the metro.

Unaffordable healthcare is fatal for the poor - Motsoaledi

2016-05-10 13:10

If no drastic action is taken against unaffordable cancer and TB drugs, the country will be counting body bags like it was at war, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Private healthcare a 'sick situation' – Motsoaledi

2016-03-11 21:00

There is no plan to abolish private healthcare in South Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.

An open letter to Thabo Mbeki by a clinical associate

2016-03-08 14:06

Sanele Sano Ngcobo challenges former President Thabo Mbeki to admit that he was wrong on his controversial stance on HIV.

Colombian businessman in SA diagnosed with Zika virus

2016-02-19 21:30

A Colombian businessman, who is visiting South Africa, has been diagnosed with the Zika virus, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Lawyers targeting doctors after RAF shake-up - Motsoaledi

2016-02-14 08:02

Malpractice lawyers have turned their sights on the health care system after shake-ups at the Road Accident Fund shut down that lucrative revenue stream, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

The HPCSA takes ‘corrective action' after explosive report

2016-01-28 12:55

The Health Professions Council of SA has denied claims that it is resisting to implement recommendations, which include substantial restructuring and the removal of key staff members, by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

One emergency number on the cards – Motsoaledi

2015-12-11 15:39

All ambulances will be the same colour, they will have to help every patient, even if he or she does not have a medical aid or cash, and there will be only one emergency number, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Friday.

How South Africa is combatting TB

2015-12-07 11:59

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says South Africa has launched a new 'Global Plan' to end TB, the biggest infectious killer in the country.


NHI not designed to destroy private healthcare, says Motsoaledi

2016-06-28 13:04

The pursuit of a National Health Insurance is not intended to destroy the private healthcare sector but to allow more South Africans access to quality care, says Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

No branding, no logos, no colours - SA gets tough on cigarettes

2016-05-31 09:52

Government says it is determined to tighten tobacco laws that will see plain packaging on cigarette products as part of a global drive to lower the incentive for people to smoke.

Health dept in bid to wean girls off sugar daddies - Motsoaledi

2016-05-10 12:03

The Department of Health will launch a programme next month designed to keep young women away from sugar daddies, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Secondary spread of Zika virus unlikely - Motsoaledi

2016-03-09 14:42

There are no mosquitoes capable of spreading the Zika virus in South Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has reiterated.

SA ready to fight Zika virus – Motsoaledi

2016-02-23 21:00

The teams that recently dealt with the Ebola outbreak in Africa were still in place and would be used to deal with the Zika virus should it become necessary, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.

Job freezes threaten healthcare, warns DA

2016-02-18 17:41

The Health Professional Council of South Africa must be quizzed over unfilled medical posts owing to a reported cash squeeze, says the Democratic Alliance.

Department of health denies allegations of frozen posts

2016-02-09 13:29

There are no medical posts frozen in the country, says Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

Success against malaria threatened by new strain

2015-12-25 18:18

Major successes are being recorded in the fight against malaria, with the global death rate more than halving in 15 years. But, just as a new drug-resistant strain of the disease is emerging in Asia, is the world about to lower its guard?

White Paper on National Health Insurance released today

2015-12-11 09:52

Government plans to set up a national medical aid plan with compulsory contributions from all working South Africans that will provide everyone with quality health services.

Smoking ban will push people to illegal shebeens - Liquor Forum

2015-12-01 17:25

If smoking is completely banned in public spaces, such as taverns, it will push more people to frequent illegal shebeens, the Gauteng Liquor Forum has said.

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