Health department investigates clinic after teen rape victim dies at police station

It is alleged that clinic staff sent 15-year-old Zenizole Vena to the police station rather than treating her


News | 30 September 2022

TAC slams Mbeki over his views on HIV

Former president repeated misconceptions about the disease when he addressed UNISA


News | 28 September 2022

Three nurses arrested in Harrismith

Clinic nurse accused of stealing medication to run private clinic


News | 22 September 2022

Department of Agriculture to ban use of certain pesticides by 2024

This comes nearly three years after Women on Farms raised the alarm over the use of pesticides which had already been banned in the EU


News | 21 September 2022

Health MEC liable for patient who fell to his death, court rules

Judge found that the patient had not been properly medicated or monitored


Law | 5 September 2022

Operation Dudula harasses immigrants outside Kalafong Hospital

Workers and patients taunted despite police presence


News | 31 August 2022

TAC tackles health minister on medical xenophobia

“We cannot keep silent,” TAC’s Sibongile Tshabalala tells Joe Phaahla


Brief | 30 August 2022

How bad is health care in Zimbabwe?

It’s not great but not as bad as MEC Phophi Ramathuba has suggested


Brief | 30 August 2022

Medicine stockouts: contraceptives are the worst hit

Survey shows that many women cannot access the contraceptive injection


News | 30 August 2022

Learners march to demand free sanitary pads

Team Free Sanitary Pads campaign has so far collected over 30,000 signatures to get government to improve menstrual health


News | 29 August 2022

Mom wins court battle against medical scheme

Medihelp refused to cover cost of treating three-year-old’s rare medical condition


Law | 29 August 2022

Nurses at Free State clinic can’t treat patients when it rains

The small, dilapidated clinic serves residents of Intabazwe, near Harrismith - but it is overwhelmed and under-stocked


News | 24 August 2022

People queue all night to get their chronic medication

A second clinic is desperately needed in Motherwell, says community leader


News | 17 August 2022

Pretoria patients fed up that new clinic hasn’t opened

No explanation of delays from province or municipality


Brief | 12 August 2022

Paramedics in bid to stop attacks on ambulances

Emergency workers hope child feeding scheme will build better relations


News | 26 July 2022

We’re not alone: Cape Mental Health members share their experiences

“People need to know that things like this can happen to anybody”


News | 25 July 2022