Provinces

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
Spotlight on health MECs: Gwen Ramokgopa

Spotlight on health MECs: Gwen Ramokgopa

Government’s merry-go-round of political appointments saw Gwen Ramokgopa return to the position of MEC for Health in Gauteng in February
Spotlight on TAC Provinces

Spotlight on TAC Provinces

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) reports for Spotlight on some of its recent work in the seven provinces where TAC has branches and
Opinion: Return of the quacks

Opinion: Return of the quacks

For a long time, South Africa has been a country where charlatans are able to flourish and peddle dangerous remedies for all kinds of
TAC survey highlights poor infection control in clinics

TAC survey highlights poor infection control in clinics

By Marcus Low Tuberculosis (TB) infection control measures in some South African public sector clinics fall woefully short This is
HIV docs win quack HIV gel case

HIV docs win quack HIV gel case

The South Gauteng High Court this week ruled in favour of the SA HIV Clinicians Society in its legal battle with a doctor who promoted a
Hearing a problem, and solving it

Hearing a problem, and solving it

By Ntsiki Mpulo - Nombulelo Sojina cradles her baby close to her chest in a kangaroo mothering-style of skin-to-skin contact The child’s
Communities in crisis

Communities in crisis

By Treatment Action Campaign The Treatment Action Campaign has shared the following stories with Spotlight from their provincial operations
Ambulance emergency in the Eastern Cape

Ambulance emergency in the Eastern Cape

By Mluleki Marongo, SECTION27 Researcher - If you call an ambulance in Johannesburg, there’s a good chance you will be in a hospital
PR and platitudes

PR and platitudes

By Ufrieda Ho - It’s ‛good governance’ week for the Public Protector’s office at the beginning of October and officials are going
A new coalition for people-centred health care

A new coalition for people-centred health care

By Ufrieda Ho - Two specific issues emerged as priorities for Gauteng from the Provincial Health Assembly this year: migration and mental
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