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Social media posts highlight challenges in EC hospitals

May 16, 2019

Eastern Cape communities are using social media to express their unhappiness with public health facilities.

Urban-rural inequalities will hamper a successful NHI

April 10, 2019

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.

Community suffers as leaders squabble over clinic site

March 27, 2019

Residents of Makhwaleni Village, near the Eastern Cape town of Lusikisiki, have been deprived of a new clinic for years as the Amakhwalo Chief and the ward councillor squabble over where it should be built.

Clinic accused of sending sick baby away

This mother was allegedly turned away when she took her ailing baby to their local clinic.

State patients ditch surgery waiting list thanks to Mediclinic Limpopo

December 14, 2018

A collaboration between the Limpopo Department of Health and a private hospital has seen many patients waiting for surgery at state facilities receive their operations through a pro bono agreement.