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Mahlangu and Hlongwa must go, says ANC

December 11, 2018

Former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu and former Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa have been ordered to step down from Gauteng ANC Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) by the ANC’s National Working Committee (NWC).

Tribute to TAC at 20!

December 10, 2018

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) turns 20 today – International Human Rights Day – and our history would be much poorer without them.

Cabinet to decide on NHI Bill in January

December 6, 2018

Cabinet will convene a special meeting in January to discuss the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill, according to government sources.

Health Ministry attacks NHI critics

November 28, 2018

The Health Ministry has condemned those who have criticised the speed at which the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill is being processed, claiming they want to “delegitimising” the process.

NHI Bill being pushed for elections?

November 27, 2018

The Presidency and Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi seem intent on pushing the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill through Parliament before next year’s election despite major unanswered questions.

Litigation is in the air

November 26, 2018

Mpumalanga’s filthy air is likely to be the subject of court action, as environmental justice groups have grown tired of government giving Eskom’s coal-fired power stations free passes to pollute.

SADMON 5: When social media doesn’t go viral

November 23, 2018

While Sadmon’s management of the Department of Health’s Twitter account is not disastrous, there is little evidence of the kind of sophisticated social media campaigns one would expect as part of a R352 million contract. The evidence also shows that the Department of Health has not done particularly well on social media when compared to […]