Harrowing details of Life Esidimeni deaths laid bare

Mmonoa Teffo releases full inquest judgment, setting out evidence for holding officials criminally liable

New health minister Aaron Motsoaledi doubles down on NHI

Motsoaledi says the new system will level the playing field between rich and poor

Life Esidimeni inquest finds top officials responsible for deaths

Call for swift criminal charges after judge finds Qedani Mahlangu and Makgabo Manamela responsible in Life Esidimeni tragedy

Judgment in Life Esidimeni inquest expected on Wednesday

National Prosecuting Authority to decide whether to pursue criminal prosecution after the judgment

Small private hospital groups get competition lifeline

Government comes to the rescue with some competition exemptions

Landmark patent agreement signed over key TB drug

The agreement has been reached between the Competition Commission and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson

Regulator wants to put local drugmakers at front of the queue

Sahpra’s aim is to prioritise the registration of locally manufactured products

Biovac gets lifeline with new export deals

State-backed vaccine manufacturer signs deals with Sanofi and South Korean firm to produce shots for polio and meningitis

Discovery asks court to declare RAF in breach of order so payments can resume

Administrator originally asked court to find RAF and its CEO in contempt of 2022 ruling

Health Funders Association hoping for NHI rethink under new government

Medical schemes group upbeat that there will be opportunities to ‘engage on a more pragmatic approach to health reform’

Africa’s shortage of mpox shots ‘shows world ill-prepared for another pandemic’

SA is in talks to secure donations from Western nations with excess stock, but has yet to receive supplies

SA Medical Association urges Ramaphosa to slash cabinet posts

The money saved could be used to employ more health workers, the institution says

Bulk of Momentum’s 2023 life insurance claims were for heart conditions and cancer

‘It was a year with no extraordinary events, no pandemic or natural disasters, and the claims we see are those we expected’

SA poised to get mpox vaccines as first fatality hits

Health department expects to receive doses within days, health minister Joe Phaala says

OBITUARY: Pioneering cervical cancer researcher Denny dies at 66

Order of Baobab recipient and world expert championed women’s health

Almost a quarter of SA’s young children face severe food poverty, says Unicef

UN children’s agency says children are at risk of malnutrition and cognitive delays