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Relief is near in the scramble for vaccines

The health minister has announced a glimmer of hope with SA having secured 1.5-million doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine

Ramphosa extends national state of disaster

As the president extends the state of disaster for another month, other restrictions will be eased, including those on alcohol sales and international travel

The challenges of delivering a Covid-19 vaccine in Africa requires a new approach

It is imperative that we train healthcare workers and participate in continent-wide collaboration

Africa’s ill-resourced healthcare systems need immediate revamping

Now is the time to rewrite a collective script of Africa’s development agenda and the well being of its people

Editorial: Something beautiful in the disaster

Before us is an opportunity to make sure we come together to ensure the government fixes what urgently needs to be mended.

The future of health in South Africa

Digital health technology is already having a huge impact on healthcare, both for patients and health professionals

Pakistan polio vaccine teams on edge after fatal attacks

Multiple polio vaccination workers in Pakistan have been killed in attacks targeting health workers in the country’s northwest earlier this week

Health workers reject deal to drop ‘night vigil’ charges

The Free State government had them arrested during a protest against their dismissal, now the workers say they will fight the charges in court.

Comment: We can stop the haemorrhaging

South Africa has the means and opportunity to keep its healthcare professionals.

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Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

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