Negligence cases cost Gauteng health department more than R1bn in two years

Two-thirds of the 44 payouts for matters at Baragwanath hospital related to cases of cerebral palsy at birth and one was for a nurse who left a cleaning pad ...

SA man who underwent penis transplant had been without a penis for 17 years

University of Stellenbosch doctors performed their second penis transplant operation, after doing the world’s first at Tygerberg Hospital in December 2014

Cosatu, health minister set for clash over National Health Insurance

The health department wants private sector involvement while union federation demands a single fund

Motsoaledi, Cosatu head for NHI clash

The health department wants private sector involvement while union federation demands a single fund

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People still dying from curable diseases — but SA ranks quite high

The Healthcare Access and Quality Index rates SA high on diptheria but low on TB; but developed countries, such as Norway and Australia, are not getting it ...

SA’s healthcare ranked 119 out of 195 countries

However, researchers say SA was among the countries that had improved healthcare access and quality the most from 1990 to 2015