ARTICLES RELATING TO AARON MOTSOALEDI

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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