Free State: Postcards from a troubled province

As activists and community health workers await the verdict in a court case stemming from July protests regarding allegedly poor Free State health services,...
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AIDS lobby to lay charges against Free State MEC for Health

AIDS lobby group the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) is expected to lay formal charges against Free State Health MEC, Benjamin ‘Benny’ Malakoane today following...
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Wheelchair frees house-bound Jouberton woman

When Martha Bosaye was diagnosed with gangrene, her world shrunk to the confines of four walls. With a new wheelchair, Bosaye is set to...
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Report: Regulation of e-cigarettes and similar products

The World Health Organisation's (WHO) new report states that while e-cigarettes represent an “evolving frontier filled with promise and threat for tobacco control,” regulations...
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NHLS unsure where to send bill, suspends services

Billing errors and lack of payment have been blamed for the National Health Laboratory Service’s (NHLS) recent suspension of services to some Gauteng clinics.
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Medicine availability improves after depot takeover

The North West Department of Health has credited a government takeover of the province’s only medical depot with helping stabilise drug supplies in the...
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Klerksdorp joins fight against Ebola

Klerksdorp residents are joining other South Africans pitching in to help fight West Africa’s on-going Ebola epidemic.
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Tshwane clinics share medicines amid stock outs

Clinics in Soshanguve outside Pretoria are helping each other to solve recurring problems in drug orders from the regional pharmacy.
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In-Depth Report: Mpumalanga’s deadly debt

Last October, the Mpumalanga Department of Health was placed under the administration of the provincial finance department to save it from collapse. Health-e News...
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Medicines go missing in Mpumalanga

Vital medicines such as insulin for diabetics, children’s vaccines and HIV and tuberculosis treatment are running short in Mpumalanga, which has been plagued by...
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