On 25 May, 28 Cuban doctors, part of a group of 187 healthcare workers, started working in Gauteng to assist with the COVID-19 outbreak.
Black-owned hospital group, RH Bophelo, will be making a secondary listing on the Rwanda Stock Exchange on 1 June. The group, which owns nine hospitals and manages six on behalf of smaller standalone hospitals, targets lower and middle-income earners who ordinarily cannot afford medical aid, but also do not want to rely on state hospitals.
HIV experts fear an upsurge in new HIV infections after lockdown because thousands of people are defaulting on treatment.
Clinics across the country are reporting a dramatic decrease in patients collecting their medication and the diversion of staff from HIV outreach programmes to Covid-19 screening could slow down HIV-testing and treatment initiation.
The private ambulance industry has become the latest victim of the COVID-19 pandemic, reported Sunday Times (4 May 2020).