Often medical help comes too late for people in rural areas but community health workers could change this
Research shows that any shift longer than 16 hours puts doctors and patients at risk.
The health department and the Health Professions Council of South Africa must act to protect the medics and patients.
Medical interns are leading the battle to reduce the dangerously overlong working hours that compromise the safety of patients.
Simple phone services are stepping in to help women who can't seek clinical advice in person.
These "cancer-fighting" molecules may not be the good guys we have been led to believe.
SA doctors demand shorter hours, saying their 30-hour shifts put patients' lives at risk
Exhausted doctors endanger health
The ups and downs of community healthcare
A life-saving shift: New reductions in doctors’ hours are still far off the mark
The jury is out on antioxidants
Help's at hand for connected moms
The Bill is the first step towards learning how the government plans to fund its shift towards universal health care.
When he was the Gauteng Health MEC, Brian Hlongwa brought the department to its knees, the Special Investigations Unit has found.
New legislation will abolish co-payments and may look to go after medical aid scheme reserves.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.