The DA says it has been requesting that the government reopen the Kempton Park hospital or refurbish it for commercialisation purposes.
The NHI will establish a fund to provide health care for everyone in the country, with rates to be determined by the government.
Flu cases surge in South Africa, prompting a Health Department warning as clusters emerge in schools and workplaces.
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South Africa is facing an outbreak of diarrhoeal disease, with the number of cases on the rise and six deaths reported.
Although there have been delays in supplying and delivering condoms, there are enough in the country, according to the health department.
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All people who experience mild to severe watery diarrhoea and dehydration are encouraged to report to their nearest healthcare facility for screening.
DA Shadow Minister of Health Michele Clarke MP has revealed the provincial Departments of Health have lost millions via corruption
‘The exclusions or exemptions do not mean the facilities should use electricity without limitations,’ said Dr Joe Phaahla.
The Health head is working on getting health facilities exempted from load shedding and also looking at other electricity sources.
The department said BA.2.75 was first detected in July 2022 and it has made no impact. Social media posts doing the rounds claim the Omicron sub-variant is exceptionally deadly.
The NICD is trying to establish if there is a link between the fifth and fourth cases. Both patients recently travelled to Spain.
The patient is a 28-year-old man from the Western Cape who returned to South Africa in the second week of August 2022.
The Progressive Health forum is concerned over the treatment of healthcare workers who speak out against poor working conditions.
An SA student in Cuba accused of kidnapping was suspended and Deputy Health Minister Dr Dhlomo wants his punishment to be lighter.
Minister of Health Joe Phaahla says the NHI will be introduced in different stages in South Africa, not at once.
All people falling under the 50 years and older category are now eligible to receive a second vaccine booster shot.
Health Minister Joe Phaahla concedes sectors of the health system suffered from neglect since the onset and prioritisation of Covid-19.