A new study found that working 55 hours or more per week is a serious health hazard and can lead to premature death.
Thousands of health care workers got their Covid-19 vaccine at the hospital, although many waited all day in long queues.
The Eastern Cape Health Department has extended the contracts of 8 000 health workers, who would have lost their jobs in the province.
The World Happiness Report 2021 looked at the relationship between a person’s well-being and COVID-19. Here’s where SA fits in:
Some healthcare workers in South Africa have experienced side-effects after getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Eastern Cape health spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo says immigrants have a right to health assistance even if their permits have expired.
Employees who contracted COVID-19 through “work-related exposure’ are eligible to claim from the Compensation Fund. Here’s what you need:
After a Twitter post from the GCIS in the Eastern Cape of a rather dishy doctor getting his jab went viral, many social media users have become instant fans of the ‘doctor in frame one’.
Despite a drop in active cases, health experts believe that the country is likely to face a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the winter months of 2021.
Taiwanese oncologist, Dr Mien-Chie Hung believes tannin found in red wine could have a positive effect in the treatment of COVID-19.
A doctor claims that Ivermectin has played a significant role in the current improved statistics surrounding COVID-19 in SA.
A new study found South Africa to be ‘unhealthiest country’ in the world, after scoring poorly for life expectancy and rates of premature death.
Dr Fauci says it’s ‘common sense’ and likely ‘more effective’ to wear two masks instead of one as it provides maximal protection.
Rachel Kolisi said that two more family members have tested positive for COVID-19 in a new Instagram update.
A high percentage of vaccine refusal among not just health care workers, but the general population, could be ‘problematic,’ Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch noted.
The petition calls on the health department to start by vaccinating frontline health workers, followed by those most at risk.
Frontline healthcare workers taking on COVID-19 have new colleagues who’ll provide much-needed help
The South African Medical Association (SAMA) has said that the latest measures, particularly the ban on alcohol, would provide much-needed relief to overworked and over-stretched healthcare workers and facilities
Netcare’s CEO said that while medical teams were committed to providing the best care available to all patients, “it may not, in circumstances where the demand exceeds or overwhelms the capacity, be able to provide all treatment options available in normal, non-pandemic circumstances.”
Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world with almost 80 million confirmed cases in 190 countries and more than 1.7 million deaths.
The nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death certificate will now become the first in the world to list air pollution as a cause of death.
The scheme is aimed at the millions of South Africans in formal employment who cannot afford traditional medical scheme cover.