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Cancer: It’s all about the price tag

November 2, 2016
Opinion & Commentary   Press Release  

Dr Marais, CEO of the Independent Clinical Oncology Network (ICON), examines the high cost of cancer in South Africa and the financial impact on the patient and practitioner.

2015 Rural Awards acknowledge achievements in rural health

October 5, 2015
Press Release   Rural Health  

Over the heritage day weekend this year, the Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa, Rural Rehab South Africa and the Professional Association of Clinical Associates met in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, for the annual Rural Health Conference and AGMs.

Take part SA’s first Health of the Nation Survey

Take a short survey and be part of one of South Africa’s largest online surveys into health organised by Health24 and sponsored by FedHealth.

UNAIDS, AIDS community heartbroken at Nelson Mandela’s passing

December 6, 2013
Press Release  

GENEVA, 5 December 2013—The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is greatly saddened by the death of South Africa’s former President, Nelson Mandela, one of Africa’s greatest leaders and a passionate advocate for people living with HIV.

Hypertension affects all South Africans, not just whites

September 18, 2013
Press Release  

PRESS RELEASE: The statement by statistician-general Pali Lehohla that unhappiness is the leading cause of hypertension is not only inaccurate; it creates a dangerous illusion for South Africans.

Emergency Medical Services a problem in Mgungundlovu, Public Protector told

MEDIA STATEMENT: Transportation and emergency care for the ill have emerged as key problems in KwaZulu-Natal’s Mgungundlovu District, with the area’s Emergency Medical Service coming under heavy criticism during Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela’s visit to Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday.

SA reduces HIV infection in children by 63%

June 25, 2013
HIV and AIDS   Press Release  

MEDIA RELEASE – A new report on the Global Plan towards elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive (Global Plan) has revealed a marked increase in progress in stopping new infections in children across the Global Plan priority countries in Africa.