South Africa: Could Free Education Cost SA the National Health Insurance?
Saturday's surprise announcement could be the latest blow to the country's bid for better healthcare. Read more »
South Africa: Health Minister Threatens to Sue Provinces for Shortage of Junior Doctor Positions
Motsoaledi says three provinces are responsible for leaving hundreds of recent medical school graduates without jobs. Read more »
South Africa: Securing a Place for Next Generation of Doctors
We are launching new medical schools but will we have places for their new graduates? Read more »
South Africa: What Private Health Care Might Look Like Under the National Health Insurance
Many private hospitals will be opening their doors to more patients but does that mean you'll be stuck at the back of the queue? Read more »
Africa: Your Secret Guide to the Business of Sex
Everything you need to know to negotiate safe sex in this world of work Read more »
South Africa: Have Provinces Really Paid Outstanding Billions to Laboratory Services?
The national health department says provinces have paid up but the head of lab services denies this. Read more »
Southern Africa: Health Laboratory Workers to Strike On Wednesday
The nationwide industrial action is expected to last at least until Friday and could affect patients living with conditions such as cancer and HIV. Read more »
South Africa: National Laboratory Strike Likely to Stretch Into Its Second Week
National Health Laboratory Services says provinces owe it more than R5-billion. Read more »
South Africa: Medical Aids May Know Their Fate by 2020 Under National Health Insurance
Government and medical aids may be uncomfortable but necessary bedfellows Read more »
South Africa: Last-Minute Negotiations Held Ahead of Health Laboratory Service Strike
Unions say they will not accept anything less than 7.3% wage increases. Read more »
South Africa: Cosatu, Denosa Likely to Demand Answers On National Health Insurance
It's the billion-rand question: what role will the private sector play in the National Health Insurance (NHI)? Delegates at the ANC policy conference this week are likely to seek… Read more »
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