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Health4Sale: Motsoaledi asks treasury to investigate Buthelezi EMS

Health4Sale: Motsoaledi asks treasury to investigate Buthelezi EMS

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has asked treasury to investigate the procurement of ambulance services from Buthelezi EMS, a
Mpumalanga department of health broke rules for controversial ambulance company

Mpumalanga department of health broke rules for controversial ambulance company

The Mpumalanga Department of Health has defied guidance from its provincial treasury and acted in contravention of the Public Finance
NorthWest pays double for dubious private ambulance service

NorthWest pays double for dubious private ambulance service

The North West health department has effectively outsourced the bulk of its emergency medical service to a private ambulance company who is
Health4Sale: North West blows HIV money on controversial private ambulance service

Health4Sale: North West blows HIV money on controversial private ambulance service

The North West Department of Health blew over R100-million expressly earmarked for HIV on two controversial private ambulance companies

IN FOCUS: Treatment in 2017

Treatment for HIV and opportunistic infections such as tuberculosis is evolving. Spotlight asked some of South Africa’s leading experts to bring us up-to-date on some cutting-edge treatment-related issues.

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10 things to know about TB in South Africa

10 things to know about TB in South Africa

Tuberculosis (TB) is still a crisis in South Africa Here are 10 quick facts about the state of TB in South Africa
Renewed hope for crypto, a deadly AIDS-defining fungal opportunistic infection

Renewed hope for crypto, a deadly AIDS-defining fungal opportunistic infection

Cryptococcosis (“crypto”) is a common AIDS-defining fungal opportunistic infection worldwide It has been neglected for many years This ...
Mental health and pill-taking: Getting beyond HIV

Mental health and pill-taking: Getting beyond HIV

“A few weeks ago we lost Prudence Mbele, a beloved long-time activist living openly with HIV, who died of TB Prudence was famous for her ...
Modernising ART

Modernising ART

By Dr Michelle Moorhouse - Antiretroviral therapy (ART) in South Africa seems set for a revolution with a new drug combination that is ...

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Philani Clinic – A timeline of failure

Philani Clinic – A timeline of failure

A few meters from the entrance to Philani Clinic in Queenstown, opposite the gate, is a black-walled tavern On weekdays, it’s as quiet as ...
Priority-Setting, Social Justice and Human Rights in the Eastern Cape

Priority-Setting, Social Justice and Human Rights in the Eastern Cape

The stories of health care users experiences with the health system as published by Spotlight are devastating Various factors play a role ...
Let’s make AIDS councils work

Let’s make AIDS councils work

Every province and district should have an AIDS council These AIDS councils are supposed to bring everyone (government, organised labour, ...
Funding by Faith

Funding by Faith

A community caregivers project for rural KwaZulu-Natal AIDS orphans and vulnerable children hangs in the balance as donor money from the ...

Videos

VIDEO: #FireBenny

VIDEO: #FireBenny

The Treatment Action Campaign and partners recently held a meeting to establish the Free State People’s Health Coalition More than
VIDEO: The Price of Gold

VIDEO: The Price of Gold

  Judgment in the historic Silicosis Class Action, Bongani Nkala and 55 Others v Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd and 31 Others, will
VIDEO: TB Aware: Nulda Beyers

VIDEO: TB Aware: Nulda Beyers

TB scientist Professor Nulda Beyers speaks about the critical needs to employeers to enable employees to get tested and treated for TB
VIDEO: TB Aware: Lungi Langa

VIDEO: TB Aware: Lungi Langa

Health journalist Lungi Langa shares her journey of being diagnosed with TB, surviving the horrid treatment and then having to deal with

 

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