rural doctors

Bureaucracy, power and grants: When a pen may be as mighty as the scalpel

Koot Kotze

Go inside this unspoken ethical dilemma South African doctors face every day.


The rural doctor who came home to serve his people in their own language

Mia Malan

This doctor returned to his home town to live, love and heal.


Comment: Too much stick, not enough carrot

Daygan Eager

The state’s proposed certificate of need will not address inequities in rural healthcare.


SA needs rural doctors

Michelle Robinson

Although working conditions are tough in rural areas, doctors need to go where they are most needed, says a medical student.


Comment: Free healthcare is a human right

Louis Reynolds

Healthcare that is accessible to all is the foundation on which an equitable and efficient system must be built.