Some people are just warm bodies occupying our offices and I don’t need them, says health MEC

NEHAWU is calling for “restructuring of the bloated executive management” at the Limpopo provincial health department


25 November 2021

Cancer patients wait up to five years for treatment in Gauteng, say health activists

They marched on Tuesday to demand that Gauteng Premier David Makhura intervenes


23 November 2021

Is this the approach to addiction that South Africa needs?

Free, community-based service offers individual support


23 November 2021

Immigrants in JHB claim they are being denied health care

Public interest law centre considers legal action against Gauteng health department’s latest “xenophobic” policies


17 November 2021

Mthatha patients wait in the rain at clinics from 3am

“For years we have been treated like this, but it’s worse since Covid.”


12 November 2021

Community health workers: arbitrator rules against NEHAWU

Bid to make workers permanent state employees fails


10 November 2021

Health activists call for patent law reform

Patents prevent equal access to life-saving medicines, protesters say


9 November 2021

Pregnant women queue all night outside abortion clinic

“Poor treatment like this forces some of the women to go for illegal abortions”

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21 October 2021

Hundreds march to Union Buildings over health system corruption

Protesters speak of ignorance and bigotry from clinic staff


19 October 2021

No water at Elim Hospital

Patients rely on relatives to bring them water to drink and to wash


30 September 2021

13-year-old drowns on Makhanda construction site

Residents accuse municipality of negligence after Asanele Qomfo lost his life swimming in water from a damaged pipe


28 September 2021

Nurses return to Willowvale clinic after two-month absence

This comes after years of erratic attendance and no nurses for the past two months


23 September 2021

Video: How do we know vaccines work?

And how do we know some medicines don’t?


22 September 2021

Banking glitch triggers health workers’ strike in Eastern Cape

Department of Health promises employees will get salary within hours


17 September 2021