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Forced sterilisation is ‘inhuman’

According to the Commission for Gender Equality’s latest report, this practice is a direct attack on HIV-positive women

Whatever happened to the doctors & nurses involved in the #LifeEsidimeni tragedy

These health workers presided over one of the deadliest tragedies since the dawn of democracy. Find out why they can still practice.

The Snap, Crackle and Pop defence of Tim Noakes

Big Cereal is obviously concerned about their profits, so it’s little wonder they find the Banting diet unpalatable

Basson: Mandela brought me in from the cold

Wouter Basson says former president Nelson Mandela reappointed him to an army post, because the US and UK insisted the state keep a close eye on him.

Foreign doctors hold out a lifeline

Without their presence South Africa's national health insurance cannot be implemented successfully to provide quality healthcare.

Show must go on: Basson fails in bid to quash charges

Cardiologist Wouter Basson's bid to have four charges of unprofessional and unethical conduct against him dismissed has failed.

Wouter Basson resumes battle to keep his medical licence

The bid by Wouter Basson, who headed SA's chemical and biological warfare programme, to have misconduct charges against him dropped continues today.

Health minister denies pushing for his own man

Aaron Motsoaledi has denied allegations that he is trying to "hijack" the appointment of a new registrar to "serve his own agenda".

Medical council cries foul at ‘interference’

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is being accused of hijacking the process for appointing a new registrar.

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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