The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
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It is no longer the Chinese virus or the foreign virus. It is our virus. It is not "just another flu". It is much more potent than the "normal" flu although its symptoms are similar, writes Adriaan Basson.
A community is dismayed that promises made by government to rebuild a clinic are not being fulfilled.
The Supreme Court of Appeal has highlighted how often it was confronted with cases of serious and serial negligence at state hospitals in the Eastern Cape, saying that substandard care was pervasive.
Western Cape Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo says the demand for health care services in the province outweighs the demand and, as a result, more resources are needed to deal with the high crime and murder rate.
A recent study showed the economic impact of obesity in South Africa is $48.8 bn per year, with non-communicable diseases on the rise, says Kasumi Iwase.
A major review released by health minister Aaron Motsoaledi says there is unanimous support for the principles of National Health Insurance (NHI) from stakeholders.
Video footage of two men cutting and tearing at the billboard has been circulated on WhatsApp.
In just one week, four hospitals in Limpopo were attacked by criminals who targeted doctors and nurses at staff residences.
Civil society organisations say that the cash-strapped province should rather save money and renovate the abandoned Kempton Park hospital.
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"His vibrant eyes and infectious smile make it hard to tell that he’s suffered so much."
Johannesburg parents have described the shocking moments before their son died after being operated on by top SA paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale, who is currently under investigation for the boy's death, a report has said.
You should be a present, active member of your child's health care team.
Celebrities are putting their money where their mouths are and supporting continued access to abortions – and fashion seems to be at the centre of the initiatives.
According to a new study, single mothers tend to shift health spending away from themselves to their children.
While scores of unemployed professional nurses beg for work at overburdened hospitals, patients from both the state and public sector have complained bitterly about the current level of nursing care in the province.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed an amended proclamation to broaden the terms of reference of the Special Investigating Unit's probe into the Life Esidimeni tragedy.
The Limpopo Department of Health is confident that making positive strides to improve services in the province will aid the healthcare system.
Life Healthcare’s new CEO Shrey Viranna will oversee the group’s expansion into the developed world and comments on the South African government’s plans for a National Health Insurance scheme.
The dysfunctional health system in Limpopo is claiming lives and leading to widespread suffering.
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