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Health staff shortages make NHI a ‘pipe dream’

December 12, 2018
News  

Universal health coverage (UHC) or National Health Insurance (NHI) will remain a “pipe dream” if human resources for health, especially in rural areas, aren’t urgently addressed.

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).

Baby deaths at Gauteng hospital triple

December 11, 2018
News  

With baby deaths tripling in a matter of months, staff at Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg have turned to the media in a desperate attempt to prevent further losses of life.

TB in pregnancy can be cured

December 10, 2018
News  

Mpumalanga – When 24-year-old Gabisile Zulu discovered she was pregnant she was thrilled. Her joy was short lived because she was also diagnosed with tuberculosis – she was now fighting two diseases, HIV and TB.

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.

Sibasa Clinic toilets fixed as Vhembe cleaners remain unpaid

December 6, 2018
News  

LIMPOPO – After weeks of patients and staff having the use of only a single toilet at Sibasa clinic in Makwarela, outside Thohoyandou, an expose by Health-e News has prompted action by the Department of Health.