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Bloated bodies and barren lands

February 4, 2019
Obesity  

What has obesity got to do with climate change? Quite a lot, according to an influential commission, which says the big food companies that make the junk food fuelling our expanding bodies are also destroying our environment– and need to be stopped.

Health-e announces new CEO

January 28, 2019
Health-e Staff  

The Board of Health-e News Service is delighted to announce the appointment of Sibongile Nkosi as Chief Executive Officer of Health-e effective from 1 March 2019.

Sick building, sick health department

December 13, 2018
News  

For the past eight months, the national Department of Health has been unable address poor conditions at its head office, Civitas, in part because of a breakdown in relations between the Minister and the Director General.

Mahlangu and Hlongwa must go, says ANC

December 11, 2018
News  

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
News  

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
News  

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
News  

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.