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Condemned beds at Bara Hospital ‘unsafe for patients’

May 6, 2019

According to the Gauteng health department, incidents of patients falls have significantly decreased since the steel beds were replaced.

Equal Education marches to Department of Education

December 3, 2018

Five years after pledges were made to address sanitation issues in Gauteng schools, still there are schools with more than 51 learners poor toilet, broken toilets, broken taps, toilet doors that don’t lock and schools with more than 400 children per cleaner.

Revealed: the corruption behind Gauteng Health crisis

June 22, 2018
News   Public Health & Health Systems  

Explosive details of a Special Investigation Unit report on massive corruption within the Gauteng Health Department that was quietly shelved have been revealed civil society organisations keen to expose rot amounting to about R1,2-billion.

Emergency services crisis in Diepsloot

March 22, 2017
News   OurHealth  

The community of Diepsloot – a densely populated township in northern Johannesburg – is battling against a shortage of clinics and ambulances that serve the area.

Gauteng doubles HIV treatment numbers

Gauteng’s HIV treatment programme is flourishing, and the province has more than doubled the number of adults on antiretroviral (ARV) medication in a single year.

The clinic that makes you sick

July 3, 2013

For the past four weeks there has been no running water at Phillip Moyo clinic at Daveyton in Ekurhuleni, so the toilets have not been working.

New suppliers blamed for ARV stockouts

Stock-outs of ARVs in Soshanguve is a problem to the patients, clinic staff and caregivers.