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Dear Premier Zamani Saul, the Northern Cape health system is in your hands.

Dear Premier Zamani Saul, the Northern Cape health system is in your hands.

"By accepting your appointment as Premier, you have become the custodian of a rough diamond. It is now in your hands whether it will reach its full ...
Only 2 of 9 Health MECs in job for more than 2 years

Only 2 of 9 Health MECs in job for more than 2 years

Following South Africa’s 2019 national and provincial elections, new members of provincial legislatures have been sworn in and new provincial ...
#FootSoldiers: The biggest and happiest family In Limpopo

#FootSoldiers: The biggest and happiest family In Limpopo

Sally Duigan is never alone, with every move she makes there is a posse of happy, smiling children clinging to her arms, grabbing whatever bit of her ...
Donor shift threatens adherence clubs in the Free State

Donor shift threatens adherence clubs in the Free State

A shift in donor funding for HIV has endangered the continued existence of successful and effective antiretroviral adherence clubs in the Free State.
#Vote4Health: No road to health in the Northern Cape

#Vote4Health: No road to health in the Northern Cape

By Anso Thom, Marcus Low, Nomatter Ndebele and Thom Pierce (photographs) Calvinia, Sutherland, Fraserburg, De Aar, Keimoes, Kakamas. Join Spotlight ...
#Vote4Health: Health in the Northern Cape: Disturbing visions from SA’s forgotten province

#Vote4Health: Health in the Northern Cape: Disturbing visions from SA’s forgotten province

Health services in large parts of the Northern Cape have virtually collapsed with communities mostly being served by overstretched nurses struggling ...
#Vote4Health: Visuals of Northern Cape collapse

#Vote4Health: Visuals of Northern Cape collapse

Health services in large parts of the Northern Cape have virtually collapsed with communities mostly being served by overstretched nurses struggling ...
#FootSoldiers: Umsebenzi wama CHWs – Bringing hope and life to the community of Sweetwaters

#FootSoldiers: Umsebenzi wama CHWs – Bringing hope and life to the community of Sweetwaters

Spotlight has gone in search of the foot soldiers of the health system, the folk who get the job done quietly and with little fanfare. Nomatter ...
#People: Face to face with Jack Bloom

#People: Face to face with Jack Bloom

When it comes to healthcare, Jack Bloom is arguably the most well-known opposition politician in South Africa. Biénne Huisman went to meet the man ...
Opinion: The devastating cost of the North West strikes

Opinion: The devastating cost of the North West strikes

Nearly a year on from the crippling health sector strikes in the North West province the full cost is still to emerge. UFRIEDA HO reflects that even ...

Memo to SAPS and NPA 12 May 2016

SAPS & NPA MARCH MEMORANDUM
Health Minister should be given greater powers

Health Minister should be given greater powers

We need to amend the National Health Act (No. 61 of 2003) so as to give the Minister of Health greater powers to intervene in provinces and avert ...