Provinces

Deepening crisis at Pelonomi hospital

Deepening crisis at Pelonomi hospital

While healthcare workers in the Free State report theatre temperatures of 30 degrees Celcius, a halt to cancer biopsies, and an ongoing
Fifteen years without a wheelchair – who pays?

Fifteen years without a wheelchair – who pays?

A volunteer healthcare worker tells the story of a young boy confined to his bed since he was a young child, as a result of the shortage of
Lifesaving programme under threat

Lifesaving programme under threat

Keiskamma Trust, an Eastern Cape based health organisation, praised around the world for its incredible community work which has saved
Two steps forward, three steps back – a tale of the Eastern Cape clinics

Two steps forward, three steps back – a tale of the Eastern Cape clinics

Eastern Cape Health Department fails to complete clinic projects promised by the Minister of Health
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
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
Heading For The Rocks?

Heading For The Rocks?

One year into his tenure as MEC for Health in the Free State, Butana Khompela is still to exorcise the ghosts that have made the province
Hospital horrors

Hospital horrors

The hospital is full Two young girls lie on trolleys in the main hallway They are wrapped in pink blankets; drips come out of their arms
Orthopaedic nightmare in the Free State

Orthopaedic nightmare in the Free State

Whistleblowers say patients with broken legs, arms and other serious orthopaedic conditions are being sent home in the Free State because
Spotlight on health MECs: Phophi Ramathuba

Spotlight on health MECs: Phophi Ramathuba

It’s a health budget day in Limpopo, and MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba is set to address a packed council sitting in Lebowakgomo on how R18
New SANAC CEO responds to questions about his past

New SANAC CEO responds to questions about his past

Dr Sandile Buthelezi was recently appointed as the new head (CEO) of the South African National AIDS Council His appointment follows the
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