‘Rural-proofing’ policy

New guidelines developed to make sure policy-makers remember rural communities
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Judgement: Constitutional Court sets certificate of need legislation aside

Read the Constitutional Court’s judgement setting aside proclamations requiring health care providers to obtain controversial certificates of need, or ministerial approval prior to practicing.
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Taking the stand: Meet the TAC members, community health workers on trial in the Free State

As 129 Free State community healthcare workers and Treatment Action Campaign (TACT members are due back in court on charges related to July 2014...
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Staff shortages fuelling prison violence

A shift in Johannesburg’s “Sun City” prison may stack just two warders against up to 1,400 inmates, according to a new report that argues...
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SA doctor charts new course for WHO in Africa

South African born Dr. Matshidiso Moeti yesterday became the World Health’s Organisation’s (WHO) Regional Director for Africa. As she takes the reigns of one...
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Clinic, family rejoices as elderly man receives house

When heavy rains collapsed 75-year-old Mutshinya Munyai’s home in 2012, healthcare workers at his local clinic noticed. Now, after three years of advocating on...
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Limpopo clinic welcomes new manager

Tshiungani Clinic patients in Limpopo recently said a bittersweet goodbye to their beloved clinic manager. Now, the clinic has welcomed new manager and experienced...
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Former Gauteng MEC for Health implicated in “massive corruption”

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) wants to attach the luxury home of ANC Chief Whip in the Gauteng Legislature Brian Hlongwa on the grounds...
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Hammanskraal clinic scoops district, provincial awards

Hammanskraal’s Suurman Clinic has been named one of the best clinics not only in the Tshwane health district but also in the province.
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Soweto school garden feeds 500, reduces malnutrition

The food garden at Vukuzenzele Primary School in Mofolo North, Soweto has done more than just feed learners, it has reduced malnutrition in the...
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