South African Medical Association

Crime and medicine: How to keep criminals out of our hospitals

There may be no quick fix to making our hospitals safer, but there may be one simple place to start

Hospital crime endangers workers

There may be no quick fix to making our hospitals safer, but there may be one simple place to start

Recession risks hitting healthcare where it counts

Experts warn state clinics and hospitals are likely to further deteriorate as the public purse shrinks.

Basson recusal application fails

The petition in question was initiated by the People's Health Movement, not the South African Medical Association or the Rural Doctors Association.

Operation by cellphone light: Bara bosses blamed

Poor management at Bara hospital left doctors with no choice but to operate on a patient using only the light from cellphones and iPads, says Sama.

SA doctors incensed by ‘ambulance chasing’ campaign

The council deciding Wouter Basson's fate is fuelling "ambulance chasing" by encouraging the public to complain about doctors, a medical group says.

Owning the NHI system

In 2008 the South African Medical Association unanimously adopted a resolution in favour of supporting the principle of universal access to healthcare

Motsoaledi called on to act on Bara

Health Minister Aaron Motshoaledi should hire efficient managers to avoid a repeat of some Gauteng doctors not being paid, Sama said on Wednesday.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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