More harm reduction policies and programmes will help reduce dangers of practices such as sharing dirty needles and ‘flashblooding’.
Most adults are at risk of contracting the painful viral infection – but until now only a few specialised medicines have been available to treat it.
Wouter Basson has been granted permission to apply for the recusal of two members of the HPCSA committee sentencing him for unprofessional conduct.
The effects of alcoholism on pregnancy are keenly felt beyond just the Western Cape’s winelands.
After 14 years of delays, the Health Professions Council should have seen what was coming in the Wouter Basson case.
Wouter Basson’s lawyer, Jaap Cilliers, said that his client "wouldn't have been a doctor by now" had he not brought the application.
Wouter Basson's sentencing hearings are on hold until the high court rules on his interdict application on Thursday.
Wouter Basson's lawyers have called for the recusal of an HPCSA committee over suspected involvement in a petition to strike him off the medical roll.
Wouter Basson and his legal team walked out of his sentencing hearing to file an urgent interdict at the high court in Pretoria.
A court has ruled that a mother, representing her child, can now apply to claim damages for alleged negligent prenatal misdiagnosis of her child.