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Inside George Mukhari hospital’s second wave

The Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism and James Oatway visited George Mukhari academic hospital to document the second-wave realities experienced by doctors and nurses

Calls for transparency in how KZN manages Covid-19

Doctors, nurses, undertakers and civic activists want national and provincial interventions that address the reality of the dire situation in KwaZulu-Natal

We are staying on adjusted level three — Ramaphosa

Although South Africa’s variant of Covid-19 does not cause more severe illness, the country, according to the president, must be ‘diligent, vigilant and compliant’

Emergency hospital: Gauteng’s potential R500-million albatross

Construction of an emergency Covid-19 hospital is running months behind deadline, promising to come online only after Gauteng’s peak

SA accelerating towards virus peak without capacity, experts warn

Despite efforts to prepare for the worst, it is ‘very unlikely’ that hospitals will be able to cope with the onslaught of Covid-19 cases

Call in the medics: Beds don’t cure people

As positive Covid-19 cases climb rapidly, health facilities will need more doctors and nurses

Virus spreads like fire in the Cape

The Western province, which has 65% of all positive Covid-19 cases, is preparing additional health facilities for a July peak

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

The M&G’s projection on Covid-19 infections on Monday 16 March

At this rate of infection, with 5% of all cases needing intensive care, the country won’t have enough emergency hospital beds by the end of this month

Request for CVs – Individual consultant from the Ministry of Health in Lesotho

Terms of Reference:  (Individual) Short Term Individual Consultant DEPARTMENTProject Implementing UnitJOB TITLEDevelopment of Project Implementation ManualPROJECTLesotho Nutrition and Health System Strengthening Project (LNHSSP)RESPONSIBLE TOProject CoordinatorDATE...

Oscar Pistorius didn’t try to hurt himself, he just slipped in his cell, says brother

Oscar Pistorius was taken to hospital, reportedly with wrist injuries. But rumours about the event are completely untrue, stated his brother Carl.

DA demands an investigation into sick hospitals

The opposition party went on an unannounced tour of some of the country’s major health facilities and found conditions that shocked them.

Dying to talk about death

We would all choose a quick death if we could, but for some of us that won't happen. We should talk more about it.

When hospitals don’t make the cut

Diabetic patients who aren't treated properly risk having the smallest cut lead to an amputated limb.

Publicly waiting for x-rays, privately abandoning all hope

In the state sector, not everyone is equal. Some of us have to pay an arm, a leg and a full working day.

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