ARTICLES RELATING TO NORMAN MABASA

Conflicting reports over Limpopo's meds

2013-04-24 21:15

The Limpopo health department has been without medication and money for three months, MEC Norman Mabasa says.

Sama sending doctors to Limpopo hospital

2013-01-08 14:36

The SA Medical Association says it will deploy doctors to the George Masebe Hospital in Limpopo where four babies died of treatable diseases amid a staff shortage.

Understaffed hospital wouldn't discharge baby

2013-01-08 12:08

A Limpopo mother has threatened legal action after her 7-month-old son died in the understaffed George Masebe Hospital. She had apparently asked to have him discharged only to have hospital management refuse.

Limpopo to sell overstocked medicine

2012-05-14 18:01

The Limpopo health department is planning to sell oversupplied medicine to other provinces to ensure stock is used before it expires.

Mabasa appointed Limpopo health MEC

2012-03-16 22:07

SA Medical Association chairperson Norman Mabasa has been appointed Limpopo's health MEC, the association says.

Can doctors be used in warfare?

2011-09-29 14:11

An inquiry into the conduct of cardiologist Wouter Basson will shed light on whether governments can use doctors as instruments of warfare, says the SA Medical Association.

Sama praises Sefularo

2010-04-06 13:37

The SA Medical Association says the late Deputy Health Minister Molefi Sefularo was a humble, well respected person who made a huge difference to South Africa's healthcare.

 

6 dead after Limpopo River bursts banks

2013-01-21 20:14

Six people have died after the Limpopo river burst its banks, the provincial co-operative governance department says.

Action wanted after hospital deaths

2013-01-08 13:37

The Inkatha Freedom Party has called for action after four babies died of treatable diseases at George Masebe Hospital, in Limpopo, reportedly because of a staff shortage and others being on leave.

MEC orders probe into baby deaths

2013-01-07 19:04

Limpopo's health MEC has ordered a commission of inquiry into the deaths of four babies at the George Masebe Hospital, amid reports that some children have not seen a doctor for nearly two weeks.

Medicine shortage blamed on poor planning

2012-05-07 20:45

The shortage of medicine in Limpopo clinics and hospitals is a result of poor planning, Health MEC Norman Mabasa says.

Negotiate healthcare tariffs: Sama

2011-11-08 13:15

Medical schemes should be able to negotiate tariffs with hospitals, clinics and doctors, says the SA Medical Association.

NHI won't cover cosmetic surgery

2011-08-12 07:37
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Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the National Health Insurance system won't cover procedures unnecessary to a patient's health, such as certain dental work and cosmetic surgery.

 
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