HEALTH

Will Covid-19 vaccines bring life back to normal in 2021?

Vaccinating tens of millions of people will be very difficult

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26 November 2020

Health workers say they have to meet their supervisors under a tree in Khayelitsha

They are picketing for better working conditions and wages

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24 November 2020

Decomposing bodies piling up since 2010 at Pietermaritzburg mortuary

Staff say conditions have only got worse since they protested in 2018

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19 November 2020

Eight hospital staff suspended after protest

This follows the forced removal of the Northdale Hospital CEO by his staff

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19 November 2020

Doctor accused of ramming car into protesting healthcare workers outside clinic

The protesters supported by NEHAWU and TAC are calling for higher wages

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12 November 2020

NEHAWU members remove Northdale Hospital CEO from the building

The group say they are dissatisfied with his management of the hospital

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10 November 2020

Mom carries disabled child up six flights of stairs at Addington Hospital

Department says the hospital’s lifts require parts being shipped from overseas

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5 November 2020

Weight gain worries for newer HIV treatment regimens

But these medicines are well tolerated by patients

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1 October 2020

Traditional leaders threaten to go to court over suspension of circumcisions

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma calls for more consultations

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30 September 2020

Compensation Bill proposes swifter penalties for employers

Special inspectorate to be formed with wide powers

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30 September 2020

Gauteng community health workers still waiting for full pay

Despite promise of an increase, workers say they are still earning only R3,500 a month

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23 September 2020

Stop making patients wait outside, TAC tells clinics

Patient describes how they fear nurses

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21 September 2020

Undertakers go on strike

Organisation representing 3,000 emerging firms wants regulations changed

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14 September 2020

“We will hit them where it hurts” warns NEHAWU leader

Union vows to shut down government services, including SARS and SASSA

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14 September 2020

Villagers donate money to build a clinic in a shack

Villagers in the rural Eastern Cape struggling to access health services have tried to create their own infrastructure

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9 September 2020

How Western Cape will check for a future Covid-19 surge

Large survey of pregnant women and people with HIV suggests a lot of Capetonians have already been infected

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4 September 2020