Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.
The Rural Health Advocacy Project says the budget was "disappointing" as it does not make provision for improvements in healthcare service delivery.
In her state of the province speech, Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane says more access to health care has been achieved as residents are healthier.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has left serious questions about the National Health Insurance scheme unanswered, writes Chris Archer.
Aid may often be criticised, but it works, says the Gates Foundation.
US President Barack Obama's long-awaited healthcare insurance marketplace launches on New Year's Day after a troubled rollout.
A new standard for global e-health has been achieved that allows for end-to-end, plug-and-play connectivity in personal connected health devices.
Health ministers from the G8 nations are meeting in London to tackle what experts warn is a 'dementia time-bomb' as the world's population ages.
Progress in healthcare and education indicates that South Africans' lives have improved, writes Busani Ngcaweni from the deputy president's office.
A person dies of TB every 25 seconds – and the disease is on the rise in South Africa. So who is fighting the battle for access to better treatments?
The South African Institute of Race Relations says the privatisation of the health and education sectors is the solution to the country's problems.
In times of unrest, rural communities must be able to trust and access medical facilities.
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s "careful control of the wage Bill" will impact negatively on health service delivery, says a health economist.
Skewed state funding has left many centres dependent on fees that patients can't afford, writes Mara Kardas-Nelson.
The growing health crisis in the E Cape has forced Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to intervene by commissioning a task team to investigate.
Advocacy groups are due to march to the Eastern Cape's health MEC as part of a campaign against a "crisis" in health care access in the province.
Health editor Mia Malan talks about Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's decision to use public hospitals and the NHI.
South Africans’ preference for insurance to offset healthcare costs is cannibalising private schemes.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says a recent survey is proof that SA should be concerned with the prevalence of chronic conditions in the country.
Its health system is comparable to the best in the world, achieved at a fraction of the cost of others.