The chief whip says recent media reports were first to alert him that the SIU had completed its investigation into alleged corruption under his watch.
Allegations of graft during his tenure as Gauteng health MEC aren’t new, says ANC Gauteng chief whip. In fact, they’re talked about regularly.
Spa treatments, fancy homes and paperwork — and the list goes on.
‘I can’t mention who are the parties I am expecting litigation from but I can assure I know who they are.'
The health minister unveils the National Health Insurance Bill at a press conference in Pretoria.
The Bill is the first step towards learning how the government plans to fund its shift towards universal health care.
New legislation will abolish co-payments and may look to go after medical aid scheme reserves.
#OccupyLindela protests are expected today at the Lindela Repatriation Centre. Read the story that helped blow the lid on conditions there.
Saving lives — and losing them — may be all in a day's work for health workers, but if you think it doesn't take its toll, listen to these doctors.
“Whenever there is a crisis, I’m called in to solve them, but I don’t have the legal mechanism to prevent them,” says minister.
National health department deploys 200 officials to country’s beleaguered hospitals
The party cannot substantiate claims it made before Parliament in March, finds Africa Check.
It’s been a bumper year for trouble for the country’s healthcare system and it's only June. Here's everything you might have missed.
Pontsho Pilane has been named this year’s Discovery Health Journalist of the Year. Hear why she thinks specialist reporting isn't dead.
Activists say that at least one patient has been trying to get treatment since 2013.
A tale of two cities: Durban ditches drug users while Tshwane becomes the first city in SA to pioneer and fund new ways to keep them safe.
Everyone knows about KZN's cancer crisis but no one is talking about the other provinces that operate on just one radiation oncologist — or less.
The virus’ resurgence, this time in a city of more than one-million people could set the scene for a fast-spreading disaster.
‘As doctors, we've advised each other to discharge stable patients and explain to there is nothing we can do.’
Meanwhile, a lone specialist in the North West caters for 3.7-million people as four provinces are forced to send patients to Gauteng.
Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.
"Women are blamed for infertility when, in fact, as we know from research, it is quite often on the man’s side.”
Taps in capital city of Maputo being turned off every other day as climate change exacerbates southern African drought
Provincial health department has been put under administration as ministerial task team is deployed to the province.
Investigations stretch far beyond links between health officials and Gupta-linked companies.
Why Supra Mahumapelo may hold his fate and that of his province in his hands.
Provincial medicine shortages may be just the beginning.
Why the World Bank may have peddled some dodgy facts about this mental health condition.
Striking workers say a go-slow at the province's central depot will continue until their demands are met.
When he was the Gauteng Health MEC, Brian Hlongwa brought the department to its knees, the Special Investigations Unit has found.
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.