Hospitals throughout Gauteng ran out of essential medicines in recent weeks, including a life-saving drug for people with Aids called Amphotericin B.
Gauteng health department suspends its chief financial officer following allegations of irregularities in departmental procurement processes.
A health department official has claimed that a third of SA women have a child by 19. The claim is based on data from 1998. Does it hold true?
Free State's health department has been reported to the SA Human Rights Commission over "rights violations" such as food shortages and overcrowding.
A department spends millions on buying goods, but fails to distribute it and then pays extra to dump it after realising it's past its sell-by date.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has introduced a new contraceptive implant, which is active for three years, and is available at clinics from June.
His reasoning has come in for much criticism, but the minister has no wish to continue the debate.
Minister, please sit down with the private health sector before the NHI has us paying more but getting less, writes Dr Chris Archer.
The health department has corrected a newspaper report wherin a spokesperson was misquoted as saying that condom lubricant can soothe arthritic pain.
Bhekisisa looks back at, and follows up on, some of the most popular and impactful stories of 2013.
Mentally disabled people in the rural Eastern Cape are considered worthless, even evil. When girls are sexually abused, mothers are no longer shocked.
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s "careful control of the wage Bill" will impact negatively on health service delivery, says a health economist.
Speaking after the launch of the HIV, counselling and testing campaign, Aaron Motsoaledi has urged MPs to lead by example and get circumcised.
It took the state's forensics services on average 26 weeks last year to supply the result of an alcohol blood level test, says the health minister.
The Gauteng health department cannot account for more than R12-billion, nearly half its budget, reported the Star.
Half of South Africa's 100 000 blind children could have been saved if they were treated earlier, shows a new report.
It's World Breastfeeding Week and government and Save the Children have joined forces to promote breastfeeding to save children's lives.
Rehabilitation plans for the thousands of people with disabilities must be included in the NHI.
The state's hopes for the nonsurgical circumcision device rest on its acceptance in initiation rituals.