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Health-e News 3h
An elderly patient in a KZN hospital was left unattended in the casualty ward for almost 11 hours without a portable oxygen tank.
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Health-e News 4h
Insects are rich in protein, healthy fats, iron, and calcium and also low in carbohydrate. Would you consider adding them onto your menu?
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Health-e News 5h
A 60-year-old woman has been forced to vacate her house because of sewage blockages in the Boitumelo township.
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Health-e News 6h
One-year-old Mbali Matlou died after David Sello and his unqualified assistant performed a skin graft on her while she was under general anaesthetic in his rooms in Ikageng. Now, his medical licence has been revoked.
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Health-e News 7h
R51-billion has been allocated for the largest provincial health department. Find out what’s on ’s to-do list.
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Health-e News 8h
Mpumalanga education MEC says Nelson Ngubeni Primary would intensify hygiene measures in the kitchen as police continue investigating the snacks sold at tuck shops in the area.
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Health-e News 9h
By 2026, medical aid schemes will only be permitted to provide “complimentary cover”, in other words, they will be limited to the cover of services not provided by the Fund.
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Health-e News 11h
This collective is radically reclaiming its township from pervasive fast food outlets by encouraging youth to grow their own food.
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Health-e News 13h
Health MEC in Limpopo recalls a batch of Rocephin after the death of two toddlers at a hospital near Tzaneen.
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Health-e News 14h
Sharing of antiretroviral drugs has become a norm for some people who live in rural areas. Find out why this is sometimes people's last resort.
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Health-e News 15h
New abortion guidelines, projected to tabled to the health council this month, will provide a standard on how abortion services are provided at public health facilities. These guidelines could be a gamechanger for in South Africa.
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Health-e News 16h
In 2009 and 2012 Coca Cola South Africa pledged to stop advertising to children. But, their brand and products have been spotted at events promoted as family days, where parents are likely to bring their kids.
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Health-e News 17h
South African activists are thrilled by the appointment of African feminist to top spot, who is the first woman to hold the position in the history of the organisation.
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Health-e News 19h
A video of a nurse insulting a patient has been leaked to the public almost half a year since the incident. Only now has the hospital management taken disciplinary action against the nurse.
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Health-e News 21h
How will ensure that the puts people before private-sector profits? Our CEO asks.
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Health-e News Aug 19
The rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months tripled between 2003 and 2016, but this drastically changes after six months. Here's why.
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Health-e News Aug 19
One-year-old Mbali Matlou died after David Sello and his unqualified assistant performed a skin graft on her she was under general anaesthetic in his rooms in Ikageng.
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Health-e News Aug 19
Insects are rich in protein, healthy fats, iron, and calcium and also low in carbohydrate. Would you consider adding them onto your menu?
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Health-e News Aug 19
Maria Mokate, who suffered from depression during her first year, believes that more awareness campaigns are needed because students' mental health is often ignored.
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Health-e News Aug 19
South Africans need universal healthcare, but how will the Bill deliver quality health services to 80% of the people who rely on government clinics and hospitals in the currently ailing health system.
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