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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Tensions flare over poor service delivery in Mpumalanga

Overworked nurses and frustrated patients recently squared off as part of a community dialogue as communities in Mpumalanga’s Piet Retief area continue to complain...
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NHI pilot district “shows signs of collapse”

The Mpumalanga Department of Health is crumbling as the province struggles with deadly shortages of equipment, medicine and staff.
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Emergency medical services leave patients stranded

Women in Mpumalanga are teaching themselves to deliver babies because there is such a dire shortage of ambulances, which take up to six hours...
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Thousands face disability as orthopaedic services collapse

Mpumalanga has the country’s highest rate of road accident deaths, but when survivors are pulled from the wreckage, there are just four doctors in...
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Drug-resistant TB patients lost in the system

Mpumalanga patients with drug-resistant TB say health workers at specialist TB hospitals in Standerton and Barberton keep them in the dark about their diagnosis...
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Cabinet bans travellers from high-risk Ebola countries

Travellers from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia not allowed into South Africa unless they are returning residents
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