public healthcare

 
​Government disputes drug stock-out survey: 'Far fewer clinics run out of medicine'
​Government disputes drug stock-out survey: 'Far fewer clinics run out of medicine'
In 2015, about a quarter of close to 2 500 surveyed public health facilities in South Africa experienced stock-outs of HIV treatment or...
Cervical cancer's deadly contradiction
Cervical cancer's deadly contradiction
One in 30 women in sub-Saharan Africa will develop cervical cancer, despite it being the most preventable form of female cancer in the world,...
Publicly waiting for x-rays, privately abandoning all hope
Publicly waiting for x-rays, privately abandoning all hope
It's 7am. My leg is hurting. There's a burning pain running between my knee and hip. And I have to stand. 
Private sector lags in HIV testing
Private sector lags in HIV testing
Robotics technician Ché Makanjee squints at his computer, concentrating so hard on writing up the report about the diagnostic robot he has...
Motsoaledi: Why I use government hospitals
Motsoaledi: Why I use government hospitals
'My biggest disappointment in my time as a health minister so far was in 2009 when a front-page headline screamed that I was causing a scandal...
Private healthcare could be cheaper
Private healthcare could be cheaper
Considering that about 40 medical schemes have gone insolvent or been swallowed up in mergers over the past 12 years, it is remarkable for any...
NHI unlikely to affect private care
NHI unlikely to affect private care
The proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme will not have an impact on the demand for private health cover in South Africa if the quality...
Parliament calls for tighter security at hospitals
Parliament calls for tighter security at hospitals
There needs to be tighter security measures at hospitals following the killing of a doctor in Mpumalanga, Parliament said on Wednesday.
When public healthcare trumps private
When public healthcare trumps private
A growing number of inexperienced general practitioners (GPs) with insufficient training in Aids treatment are treating HIV-infected patients --...

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