Gauteng

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
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
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
Getting the system to work

Getting the system to work

By Ufrieda Ho - Staff shortages remain a massive challenge for the public health service
Rich province, poor health care

Rich province, poor health care

By Ufrieda Ho - In money terms, Gauteng’s health budget looks plump and healthy at R37,4 billion for the 2016-2017 financial year –
Where all that glitters is not gold

Where all that glitters is not gold

By Ufrieda Ho - Mineral-rich, prosperous, the glitter of gold – that’s supposed to be the promise of the towns the sit atop the
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