Health Care

Africans flock, rather than take flight

Most people’s response is to flee or fight when faced with a problem, particularly an ongoing one, but in Southern Africa they work together

Include indigenous knowledge and cultures in the curriculum to improve health

A recent study revealed that indigenous people see the introduction of formal education as having brought ill-health

Pairing learning with food is a winning recipe

Much more support of homemade nutrition programmes is needed to ensure gaps are filled

Sharing best practice key to healthy results solutions

Healthcare workers from across Africa are working together to find last-mile solutions

How did an otherwise healthy man with a broken leg end up dead in a hospital ceiling?

The bizarre case from Durban is at least the second such case nationally in the last three years.

The workforce that makes our health system work

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

Public finance is key to delivering the human right to health

Across all countries and societies, access to health and healthcare services ought to be top priority

The goal is to end GBV in its entirety!

We need to reach out to all community stakeholders and use the influence of the community leaders to change perceptions around gender-based violence

​AMRH Partnership Platform – Advancing medicines regulatory outcomes in Africa

This initiative will harmonise the different interventions for maximum impact

Bongeka Zuma

Student, Stanford University

This man blew the lid off the #LifeEsidimeni tragedy. Read what it taught him.

When we got our independence, we did not ask ourselves what kind of ethics this new country needed. SA’s health ombud reflects on his first big case.

Think you’re going to opt out of the #NHI when it comes? Think again.

In June, the health minister released the long-awaited National Health Insurance Bill. What does it mean to you and your medical aid? We tell you.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it