Rural areas bear the brunt of healthcare worker shortages and this inequality needs to be solved, before any form of National Health Insurance (NHI) is possible.
THE HAGUE: During the launch of a new book which tells the story about their tuberculosis (TB) journey, Janet, and her nine-year-old daughter Angelina, spoke to Health-e News from the Netherlands about the stigma they faced in a local pre-school.
Cape Town is the fittest city according to Discovery, and the people also drive better.
Two new Bills signal government’s intention to restrict private medical aids and exercise more central control over public health as it moves to establish a single health system by 2026.
Public interest organisation Section27 has summarised inputs from the Department of Health, medical schemes, civil society and others on documents set to form the base of the Competition Commission market inquiry into the private health care sector.
Doctors do not need to panic about being forced to work in places where they do not want to, according to the Department of Health.