Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
While government intends to have NHI up and running by 2026, with public hearings due to start in October, several questions remain unanswered. Fin24 spoke to public health expert Dr Lydia Cairncross to find out more.
One can only imagine the number of new taxes government will think up to boost its coffers. Is Treasury going to punish us for enjoying the odd oily meal or salty chips, asks Thembinkosi Gcoyi.
A group of lawyers has been milking the state of millions of rands in alleged fake medical negligence claims for cerebral palsy cases, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.
Jane Furse Hospital near Burgersfort in Limpopo has partly reopened for patient admissions after being closed for more than a week.
Sporadic cases of listeriosis continue to affect South Africans even after the outbreak that killed 180 people was declared over earlier this year.
The National Health Insurance roll out, which was set for 2025, could effectively be delayed as part of the money meant for NHI will now go towards the economic stimulus package.
A successful liver transplant from an HIV-positive mother to her critically ill HIV-negative child may unlock a whole pool of new donors.
The Gauteng department of health says an interim report revealed that "extreme overcrowding" played a major factor in the spreading of the antibiotic-resistant bacteria Klebsiella Pneumonia at the Thelle Mogoerane hospital in Vosloorus.
The SIU is set to investigate allegations around collusion between members of the state attorney's office and other law firms to defraud the state.
The cost of medical aids has spiked faster than salaries have grown over the years, according to a survey.
"Since appointed minister, I have had no dealings with Bosasa," Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe's has said in response to a parliamentary question from EFF MP Yoliswa Yako.
Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has the singular distinction of having served in as minister in one portfolio since 2009. Yet, in that time, the health system has regressed considerably, writes Tsholofelo Mokone.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says in 2019 government will take significant steps in implementing universal healthcare.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the implementation of a presidential stimulus package which will help boost the health sector with the creation of more than 5 300 jobs throughout the country.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says hospital suppliers have been marking up linen by as much as 48%, impacting hospitals in need.
Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi has been honoured with two Kochon prizes in The Hague, Netherlands, after he was recognised for his role and political leadership in the fight against TB globally.
Egypt's government has lifted its temporary suspension of fresh fruits and vegetable imports from South Africa, a precaution to prevent the spread of listeriosis there.
Health Ombudsman Malegapuru Makgoba has recommended that psychiatrist Dr Kiran Sukeri be suspended, finding that claims he had made about Tower Psychiatric Hospital were 'unreliable'.
The National Health Laboratory Services has been dropped by its auditor over misrepresentations over an alleged report implicating suspended chief executive Joyce Mogale.
Community care workers are concerned that they are being sidelined and undermined, and say they are underpaid.
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