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Mabuza: ‘The NHI must not negate private health schemes for those who desire them’

Read what Deputy President David Mabuza had to say about primary health care and the NHI in his Presidential Health Summit speech.

Watch live: Mabuza, Motsoaledi meet with unions and private sector to discuss NHI

Motsoaledi is expected to join experts, academics and business to discuss how NHI will be financed and the private sector's involvement.

What you need to know about SA’s historic liver transplant from an HIV-positive donor

How could a baby get an organ from a person living with HIV and not automatically contract the virus? The experts weigh in.

WATCH: SA conducts first ever transplant from HIV-positive mom to HIV-negative child

Watch live as the University of the Witwatersrand announces this groundbreaking liver transplant.

No evidence of ‘fake food’, but tap water is sold as spring water, Motsoaledi says

But inspectors uncover counterfeit bottled water and spices.

How readers like you are helping flip the script on illegal abortion providers.

We teamed up with readers and translators to create some of the first graphics ever on abortion in all South Africa's official languages.

Read South Africa’s national HIV and TB plan 2017-2022

The strategy aims to, for instance, slash new HIV infections by more than 60%.

Read the health ombud’s full report into alleged abuse at Tower Psychiatric Hospital

The Eastern Cape's Tower Hospital was billed as the country's next "Life Esidimeni".

WATCH : Ombud slams reports of human rights abuses among mental health patients

Health ombud Malegapuru Makgoba reveals the results of a new investigation into alleged patient rights violations at Tower Psychiatric Hospital.

Read: South Africa’s controversial #TobaccoBill

South Africa could become one of a growing number of countries that require plain packaging for cigarettes.

​READ: #LifeEsidimeni families shocked and outraged at the re-election of Mahlangu

Former Health MEC ​Qedani Mahlangu is implicated in deadly mismanagement but still survives to be elected into the Provincial Executive Committee.

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