But ridding the planet of curable and preventable tuberculosis will tax the world’s existing resources.
Exposé spurs flurry of activity, but problems remain.
Instead of acknowledging the logistical challenges at hospitals and clinics, the minister has tried to shift the focus to others.
A survey of stock levels of HIV drugs is in stark contrast to health department claims that "there is no shortage".
The health minister says the media portrays the department as failing to provide drugs for patients, but supply is also subject to business decisions.
Our health minister's ideas on euthanasia have no place in a secular country like ours.
Maritsa Balanco plans to sue Dihlabeng Hospital as she believes that lack of resources and negligent staff are responsible for her husband’s death.
Doctors say Dihlabeng hospital doesn't have the medicine and staff to help patients.
The Constitution doesn't allow Motsoaledi to give health MECs direct instructions, but his "political influence" would help a great deal.
Collins Chabane was at the centre of the Jacob Zuma administration, and had become known as a dedicated and respected politician.
Issuing the proclamation led to a situation that could discourage practitioners from providing essential services for fear of criminal sanction.
Poor patients will be the biggest casualty if the National Health Laboratory Service collapses.
The department of trade and industry has yet to finalise patent reforms, raising questions that cheaper medication could be blocked intentionally.
The health minister and UNAids are jumping the gun by not consulting activists.
The community healthworker system is in chaos, leaving vulnerable communities at risk.
President Jacob Zuma has reiterated government's commitment to get the National Health Service into operation - despite drawing criticism in the past.
There is no need for South Africans to panic following the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.
Three out of four SA men with hypertension don't know they have this condition, which is responsible for the deaths of 230 South Africans daily.
Due to the high costs of litigation medical negligence claims could bankrupt a future NHI, say experts.