Our debt-to-GDP ratio is growing, we're running a problematic current account deficit, state-owned companies are a drag on the economy and our bloated public service wage bill needs to be trimmed. We're running out of money, and fast.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will keep a "hawk's eye" on finances for the National Health Insurance fund to safeguard it from corruption.
Nosebleeds usually aren't dangerous — just apply pressure to the soft part of your nose and wait. You can also use ice or a nasal spray.
The Council for Medical Schemes has halted an inspection into Bonitas Medical Fund, according to a report.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the NHI Bill will soon be ready for submission to Parliament.
Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi should withdraw the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill, until the Competition Commission finalises the Health Market Inquiry, says an expert.
Major medical schemes have welcomed the progress made by the health minister in gazetting the National Health Insurance bill and Medical Schemes Amendment bill, and will be submitting their comments.
Former South African Doctor Sean Cambridge billed more than twice the national Canadian average – and now regrets not taking more time to study instead.
India's external affairs minister says an Indian hospital ambulance plane with five people on board has crash landed near Bangkok after it burst into flames.
Healthcare company Netcare’s bottom line jumped 19.1% to R2.9bn for the year ending 30 September 2016.
The lingering symptoms of this season’s influenza coupled with bronchitis and pneumonia have seen an increase in the number of admissions at local hospitals with many still on a waiting list to be admitted.
A 1972 VW Beetle will prove it has life in it yet when it embarks on a 14 500km journey from Johannesburg to Romania for a good cause.
Bonitas' Principal Officer Gerhard Van Emmenis says that an inspection into the medical fund is still ongoing.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says in 2019 government will take significant steps in implementing universal healthcare.
Principle Officer of the Government Employee Medical Scheme Dr Guni Goolab and Chief operations Officer Dr Stan Moloabi share their views on the future of healthcare.
You thought that cold weather causes flu? Or that you can cure a hangover by drinking coffee?
Cabinet has approved the medical schemes amendment bill, which will be published in the government gazette for public comment.
A 27-year-old woman tragically died after being embalmed in a horrific medical mishap.
Demand for cosmetic surgery is showing no sign of abating as procedures become more affordable and less of a taboo, experts say.
The US federal government is paying out a $4.2m (about R60m) settlement after a man went to a rural Hawaii health centre with a sore throat, and ended up dead.
Countries are finding new ways to provide healthcare to citizens, making universal healthcare coverage achievable.
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