Zimbabwe's health woes: 250 babies born in make-shift maternity clinic as system continues to suffer

2019-12-04 12:45

The floor is dusty, the walls filthy and the furniture decrepit, but for two weeks last month a tiny flat in a Harare township was transformed into a maternity clinic where scores of babies were born.

'Completely understaffed' - DA pays oversight visit to troubled Mamelodi Hospital

2019-08-26 21:36

Following an oversight visit to Mamelodi Hospital in Tshwane, the DA says it is not surprised by recent reports of a woman who was forced to give birth standing up, stating the maternity section is completely understaffed.

No clear financial plan on NHI scheme

2017-07-16 06:00

The lack of a clear financial plan in the white paper on the National Health Insurance scheme and how it would be funded is halting decision making in the private sector.

No Ebola cases in SA - health department

2014-08-29 14:55

The health department says there are no reported or confirmed Ebola cases in South Africa, but it is continuing to monitor the situation.


Armed 'thugs' make off with EC health department vehicles

2019-11-23 14:01

Three vehicles have been stolen from the Eastern Cape department of health, during two incidents in two days.

Family left fuming as maggots found in mouth of Durban hospital patient

2019-07-03 16:15

A Durban man whose father's mouth was infested with maggots after he was admitted to RK Khan Hospital says he will not rest until the staff at the facility pay for neglecting him.

Eastern Cape to set up field hospitals for initiates

2015-07-07 18:20

The Eastern Cape health department is to set up field hospitals for initiates to help relieve pressure on hospitals in the province.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.