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.

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.

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.

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.

DA welcomes health proclamation ruling

2015-01-27 20:57

The DA has welcomed the Constitutional Court's decision to set aside a proclamation which effectively criminalised the provision of health services without a certain certificate.

SA ready but no Ebola in country - Motsoaledi

2014-10-10 17:20

While no cases of Ebola have been reported in South Africa, the country is ready for a possible outbreak, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Zuma arrives in US for UN meeting

2014-09-21 19:29

President Jacob Zuma, accompanied by numerous ministers, have arrived in New York to attend the United Nations general assembly.

Motsoaledi: SA hospitals ready for Ebola

2014-09-03 21:16

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has rejected claims that hospitals in the country were not ready to deal with an Ebola virus outbreak.

SA remains Ebola-free: Motsoaledi

2014-08-21 18:57

South Africa has no cases of the Ebola virus, says Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

Motsoaledi to announce Ebola measures

2014-08-21 14:46

Cabinet has decided on measures which will affect South Africans travelling to countries hardest hit by the Ebola virus, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says.


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.

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.

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.

Motsoaledi shocked by DA allegation

2015-01-29 20:58

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has expressed shock at the DA's allegation that he was stopping it conducting oversight visits to Forensic Science Laboratories countrywide.

Mom suing govt over daughter's HPV vaccine

2014-11-19 09:15

A Gauteng mother is suing the education and health department for giving her daughter a cervical cancer vaccine without her permission. The girl spent a week in hospital after getting the vaccine.

SA prepared for Ebola

2014-10-08 17:20

The health ministry says South Africa is prepared for a potential case of Ebola.

SA negating Ebola role - expert

2014-09-17 21:08

SA should have played the leading role in the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus in Africa, Frans Viljoen, director of the University of Pretoria's centre for human rights, says.

DA welcomes travel ban

2014-08-21 22:21

The Democratic Alliance has welcomed the travel ban for non-South Africans from countries affected by the Ebola virus outbreak.

SA issues Ebola travel ban

2014-08-21 15:43

Cabinet has issued a travel ban for non-South Africans from Ebola infested countries, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

First sin tax and now sweet tax?

2014-08-21 06:00

A proposed tax on sugar-sweetened drinks will result in more revenue for the state and funds to buy medication and build clinics and hospitals, a union says.

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