In a press release (12 April) the Solidarity Occupational Guild for Health Practitioners strongly condemned the alleged corruption in the HPCSA.
A common injectable contraceptive has now been found to increase women’s chances of contracting Tuberculosis (TB). This is according to a study conducted by Prof Keertan Dheda and Dr Michele Tomasicchio, at UCT’s Centre for Lung Infection and Immunity.
According to Ronnie van der Merwe, group chief executive of the private hospital group Mediclinic, the group would prioritise adapting the business to the changing global healthcare environment - Business Day (18 April).
The National Department of Transport has announced that it is in the process of scrapping the embattled Road Accident Fund (RAF) for a new scheme. Spokesperson Ishmael Mnisi said the government intended to replace the current fault-based system, administered by the RAF, with the Road Accident Benefit Scheme (RABS).