Community Healthcare

​Three key components of the NHI Bill that need to change

Have a say in the future health system of South Africa

Community healthcare workers are the link

They often identify additional problems, such as people needing food, IDs and housing

Using the COPC Toolkit to plan integrated healthcare delivery

The toolkit integrates data to better predict and respond to health needs in an area

The workforce that makes our health system work

Community health workers need to be supported so that policies can be tangibly effective

Research to improve rural community health

Management Award: contribution through management and related SET and innovation activities by an individual

Progress in health, human settlements and education

Masuelle highlighted improvements in delivery of services for education

Too poor to care? The call for a minimum wage has exposed a sick system

Care workers may be the backbone of community health care but they sure aren’t paid like it

The ups and downs of community healthcare

Often medical help comes too late for people in rural areas but community health workers could change this

Bikers go full throttle to speed up TB cure in Zimbabwe

A programme with the health department sees motorbikes being used to deliver drugs to people in far-flung places who can't afford the fare.

Fishing and family planning – how the two are linked

Sometimes, delivering mixed messages is a good thing, as an integrated project in the Lake Tanganyika region has proved.

Free State breaks the backbone of basic care for the destitute

The Mma Mokoenas of community health still dispense help despite having been dismissed.

Community healthworkers shafted by SA’s policy shambles

The community healthworker system is in chaos, leaving vulnerable communities at risk.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

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Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income