Previously, the health department dedicated about R180 000 per year to respond to what is arguably the greatest threat humankind has ever faced.
Recent national and Gauteng memos demanding all foreign patients pay in full for services likely fell foul of the law.
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No one really knows how many people inject drugs in east and southern Africa and that's a bigger problem than you think.
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Legal claims against the department now amount to more than half of some provincial health budgets. Less money now will only mean more claims later.
Find out why Mboweni's R1.14 hike won't be enough to cut smoking, save lives or bring in much-needed cash.
It’s official. Austerity budgets may be here to stay. Here’s how South Africa should be working with what it’s got to provide healthcare.
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Chinese scientist He Jiankui claims to have engineered the world’s first genetically-modified babies. Did he unleash one of science’s worst fears?
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A 'foreign threat’ could be a convenient boogeyman in an election season where politicians will face questions about their failures. Or not?