Provinces

Face to face with North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha

Face to face with North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha

More than a year on from the devastating hospital strikes and political upheaval in the North West, the new MEC for health sits down for a candid ...
Mbombo: From domestic worker to MEC

Mbombo: From domestic worker to MEC

Biénne Huisman speaks to Nomafrench Mbombo about the long journey from doing domestic work in East London to being the MEC for Health in the Western ...
A children’s hospice rising like an oasis

A children’s hospice rising like an oasis

In July Bloemfontein is dry and hued in shades of brown. Against this backdrop, the Sunflower Children’s Hospice rises like an oasis: the house is ...
People: Face to face with Dr Bandile Masuku

People: Face to face with Dr Bandile Masuku

Dr Bandile Masuku was recently appointed as MEC for Health in Gauteng, South Africa’s most populous province. Biénne Huisman asked him about the ...
Welcome detail in Mpumalanga HIV and TB plan

Welcome detail in Mpumalanga HIV and TB plan

Each of South Africa’s nine provinces has an HIV and TB plan aimed at guiding the implementation of the National Strategic Plan. Here is our ...
Limpopo to release health workers despite massive shortages

Limpopo to release health workers despite massive shortages

Social justice organisations have released an open letter in which they question the Limpopo Health Department\'s decision to release provincial ...
KZN’s HIV and TB plan: Good on structure, low on detail

KZN’s HIV and TB plan: Good on structure, low on detail

Each of South Africa’s nine provinces is supposed to have an HIV and TB plan that guides provincial implementation of the National Strategic Plan. ...
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 ...
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 ...