health care

Will strikes pit the rights of doctors against those of their patients?

Joan van Dyk

The quest for better working conditions leaves striking doctors with a tough decision but they might not have to choose.


How to fund a failing health system

Tawanda Karombo, Adri Kotze

Could Zimbabwe's new Health Development Fund rescue the country's cash-strapped clinics and hospitals?


No quick cure for SA's sick health care

Koketso Moeti

But the National Health Insurance fund will go some way towards alleviating the current dire state of affairs.


New graduates, rural areas likely to pay the price for austerity measures

Joan van Dyk

Some pharmacists will be doing their community service at private pharmacies amid a shortage of posts.


Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia

Kate Hodal

Jacket would detect symptoms up to four times faster than a doctor.