If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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NHI is a proposed state-run health financing system that aims to pool funds to provide access to quality health services for all South Africans regardless of their economic status.
It will cause ‘massive reorganisation’ and uproar from medical aid members, but benefit the poor.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the companies which produce processed meat have the resourced labs to test products, and should be held responsible for the listeriosis outbreak.
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.
South Africa is no longer prepared to tolerate very costly healthcare systems that only took care of 16% of the population, while 80% suffered, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.
Heads are likely to roll at the Health Professions Council of SA after a ministerial task team found its three top officials were “unfit” to hold their positions.
A rise in medical malpractice suits is deterring doctors from specialising; particularly in the gynaecology, neurosurgery, anaesthesiology and neonatology fields. Watch.
The DA says South Africa urgently needs a code of practice for health officials to deal with any possible outbreak of the Ebola virus disease.
The deadly listeriosis outbreak that killed more than 180 South Africans is finally a thing of the past, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced. We look at how it started, how it was traced, and how it was finally brought under control.
Tiger Brands may never know how a strain of bacteria linked by the government to the world’s deadliest outbreak of listeriosis entered its factory, Bloomberg reports.
It is too early to determine the impact of the listeriosis outbreak on the economy as the source of the outbreak has not yet been identified, says an economist.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura should consider if Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu is fit to hold office, the Health Ombudsman says.
Pharmaceutical company AbbVie will allow generic manufacturers to produce its antiretroviral drug Aluvia to help safeguard supplies following a recent supply shortage.
The Health Professions Council of SA is in for a major overhaul, following a probe that found the body failed in executing its core functions, says Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.
A suggested tax on sugar sweetened beverages has been given more credence in a research paper by academics from the University of the Witwatersrand.
The Mpumalanga health department is investigating a multi-million-rand contract awarded to a company as part of the province's Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision programme.
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