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Motsoaledi: Why I use government hospitals
Motsoaledi: Why I use government hospitals
'My biggest disappointment in my time as a health minister so far was in 2009 when a front-page headline screamed that I was causing a scandal...
NHI pioneers new payment system
NHI pioneers new payment system
About 350 private doctors have told the health department that they would like to sign contracts to work part-time at rural public health facilities in National Health Insurance  (NHI) pilot sites, according to the department of health's director general, Precious Matsoso. She...
Opinion: SA should use Brics membership to strengthen research
Opinion: SA should use Brics membership to strengthen research
South Africa hosts the fifth Summit of the alliance of Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) on March 26 to 27 in Durban. The five...
Health sector cleared for surgery
Health sector cleared for surgery
Attorneys representing clients in the private healthcare industry have branded last week's proclamation of the Competition Amendment Act as a...
Minister wants to stop patient rip-offs
Minister wants to stop patient rip-offs
Government: Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi ...
Dummies' guide to medical tariffs
Dummies' guide to medical tariffs
Doctors' and dentists' associations have accused the Health Professions Council and the health minister of having a "hidden agenda" by introducing low guideline tariffs. This, they say, is to "force down" fees to unrealistic levels so that the...
Japan's teenage smokers face wrinkle test
Japan's teenage smokers face wrinkle test
Teenage smokers in Japan could soon be taking their last illicit puffs thanks to the introduction of cigarette-vending machines that can spot...
'Confident' China rules out post-quake epidemics
'Confident' China rules out post-quake epidemics
Chinese medical teams have fanned out across the earthquake zone, disinfecting makeshift camps and educating survivors, and on Monday the Health...
China steps up fight to stave off disease
China steps up fight to stave off disease
China stepped up the fight on Thursday to stave off disease among over five million earthquake homeless as it tried to boost morale with plans to...
Malawi seeks to oust fake Aids healers
Malawi seeks to oust fake Aids healers
Malawi lawmakers on Tuesday began examining draft legislation aimed at ridding the HIV/Aids-plagued country of quacks claiming to cure the pandemic...
Manto may be in contempt of court, says Public Protector
Manto may be in contempt of court, says Public Protector
Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang may be guilty of contempt of court for criticising a ruling that allowed the Sunday Times to...
Govt to curb private healthcare costs
Govt to curb private healthcare costs
The government is to intervene to curb rocketing private healthcare costs and prevent the sector's "demise", Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang said on Tuesday....

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