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The health scheme is scheduled to be functioning by 2025 but the precise costs are still not known.
The National Health Insurance white paper does not stipulate how the scheme will get funded; it only provides five possible scenarios.
South Africa has become only the second country in the world to allow widespread access to groundbreaking HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis medication.
The global TB rate has been falling by 1.5% per year – far slower than the 10% yearly declines needed to end TB within twenty years.
The health minister has stressed the importance of improving tuberculosis treatment so as to help mitigate the drastic impact of TB-HIV co-infection.
South Africans are waiting and willing to help but the Medicines Control Council drags its heels.
A report by UNAids has revealed that SA's antiretroviral coverage has greatly increased in the last two decades, but remains short of global targets.
But ridding the planet of curable and preventable tuberculosis will tax the world’s existing resources.
A World Health Organisation survey has revealed that antibiotic resistance has become a global crisis.
A TB patient finally gets a disability grant and a woman has free access to the world's most expensive drug.
A commission of inquiry into the the Free State's healthcare has found that the province's lack of services endanger the lives of vulnerable people.
A task team set up by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has found the HPCSA has failed to function effectively.
A report notes that TB rates sky-rocketed in the 1990s fuelled by the HIV epidemic, and warns of a similar situation with diabetes-related TB.
Breast milk may well be an elixir for premature babies. But this ‘white gold’ can be hard to find.
The latest health barometer suggests mother-to-child transmissions and maternal mortalities are decreasing among other significant improvements made.