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New graduates, rural areas likely to pay the price for austerity measures
New graduates, rural areas likely to pay the price for austerity measures
Hundreds of health workers may be sitting at home idle as professional bodies report delays in appointments. Budget experts say this may be a...
Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia
Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia
Ugandan undergraduate Brian Turyabagye was studying engineering when his friend’s grandmother fell seriously ill. He accompanied her to hospital...
Universal health coverage will lead to a healthier and more equitable world
Universal health coverage will lead to a healthier and more equitable world
About 400-million people – one out of every 17 of the world’s citizens – lack access to essential health services. In addition,...
South Africa is placed on alert for ‘superbug’ as drug-resistant yeast infections rise globally
South Africa is placed on alert for ‘superbug’ as drug-resistant yeast infections rise globally
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has warned doctors and...
Why over-treating malaria in Africa is a problem, and how it can be stopped
Why over-treating malaria in Africa is a problem, and how it can be stopped
Malaria policymakers and clinicians are concerned about the clinical, financial and public health harms associated with over-treating malaria....
[Video]Bhekisisa: Why we’re here
[Video]Bhekisisa: Why we’re here
Bhekisisa is expanding. We will tell Africa’s health stories and focus on solutions-based health journalism. Find out more here.
Letters to the editor: January 15 to 21 2016
Letters to the editor: January 15 to 21 2016
Andile Mngxitama’s article (Penny Sparrow:...
All the nuts and bolts of the NHI
All the nuts and bolts of the NHI
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[Video]Understanding the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot
[Video]Understanding the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot
The M&G's Mia Malan spent a week in Diepsloot and spoke to rape victims, parents and councillors to understand the high rate of rape in the township.
BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn
BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn
JUNE 4, 2015: General Electric Co. (GE) is seeking to more than double revenue from Africa to as much as $10-billion over the next five years...

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