HEALTH

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

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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

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23 November 2021

Is this the approach to addiction that South Africa needs?

Free, community-based service offers individual support

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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

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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.”

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12 November 2021

Community health workers: arbitrator rules against NEHAWU

Bid to make workers permanent state employees fails

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10 November 2021

Health activists call for patent law reform

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

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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

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19 October 2021

No water at Elim Hospital

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

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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

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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

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23 September 2021

Video: How do we know vaccines work?

And how do we know some medicines don’t?

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22 September 2021

Banking glitch triggers health workers’ strike in Eastern Cape

Department of Health promises employees will get salary within hours

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17 September 2021