Limpopo

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 ...
#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 ...
Health4Sale: Limpopo air ambulance service grounded after dodgy contract

Health4Sale: Limpopo air ambulance service grounded after dodgy contract

Two doctors who run a small-scale ambulance service in Louis Trichardt (Makhado) in Limpopo with no aeromedical experience, landed a lucrative air ...
NHI: A tale of two hospitals

NHI: A tale of two hospitals

National Health Insurance is supposed to shrink the gulf between the public and private health sector. SECTION27 Researcher Thabang Pooe recently ...
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 and hang ...
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 billion will ...
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 according to an ...
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 in ...