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.

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.


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.

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.

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