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Joan van Dyk

Joan van Dyk

    Limpopo: 0. Mpumalanga: 0. That's how many radiation oncologists these provinces have
    Limpopo: 0. Mpumalanga: 0. That's how many radiation oncologists these provinces have
    There is not a single radiation oncologist left in Limpopo or Mpumalanga, according to an annual survey conducted by the South African Society of Clinical and Radiation Oncology (Sascro). Half the country’s provinces...
    Private investigators, Hawks called in to probe North West graft
    Private investigators, Hawks called in to probe North West graft
    The North West province government has hired private investigators to look into allegations that its health department awarded R180‑million in...
    Freak waves and HIV in Durban. What's the link?
    Freak waves and HIV in Durban. What's the link?
    About fifty used needles and syringes on a beach. That’s what’s caused the City of eThekwini to threaten to close down an HIV prevention...
    Death and dignity: How KZN strips cancer patients of their pride
    Death and dignity: How KZN strips cancer patients of their pride
    Roxanne Premchund would sometimes hear her father scream.
    #Listeriosis: An evil mastermind? Track the thoughts of a killer
    #Listeriosis: An evil mastermind? Track the thoughts of a killer
    From its corner of the factory, the villain can see everything.
    #Listeriosis: Six ways to keep calm and carry on
    #Listeriosis: Six ways to keep calm and carry on
    At midnight on 4 March, scientists at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) finally found the...
    Case closed: The #listeria outbreak was caused by Enterprise polony
    Case closed: The #listeria outbreak was caused by Enterprise polony
    On Monday, the health department will inform the public about which specific processed meats to throw away and how to discard them safely without...
    The Ronald McDonald socks aside...How serious is Cyril about South Africans' health?
    The Ronald McDonald socks aside...How serious is Cyril about South Africans' health?
    Hours after former President Jacob Zuma’s resignation, President Cyril Ramaphosa was pictured walking and jogging along the Sea Point promenade. ...
    #LifeEsidimeni: Motsoaledi and Makhura could be forced to pay up from their pockets
    #LifeEsidimeni: Motsoaledi and Makhura could be forced to pay up from their pockets
    Gauteng health department officials could be criminally charged with culpable homicide for their roles in the Life Esidimeni scandal, says David...
    Listeria: Go behind the scenes of SA's race to catch a killer
    Listeria: Go behind the scenes of SA's race to catch a killer
    A mechanical hum fills the small room where James Bond is working to track down a killer. His name is printed in black letters on the side of his...
    Listeria outbreak: Why your back-to-school lunch box staples may be dangerous
    Listeria outbreak: Why your back-to-school lunch box staples may be dangerous
    South Africa’s ongoing spate of listeria cases has claimed more than 60 lives in what the World Health Organisation (WHO) is now calling the...
    Children illegally detained under Bosasa's watch at Lindela as healthcare crumbles
    Children illegally detained under Bosasa's watch at Lindela as healthcare crumbles
    Dozens of children have been illegally detained at the country’s migrant repatriation centre, Lindela, a report by medical humanitarian...