According to basic education director-general Mathanzima Mweli, R700 million has been allocated for the 2019/20 financial year.
Limpopo health department spokesperson Neil Shikwambana says the department doesn’t have the money to employ the nurses.
One solution is an invention called the Pelebox, which dispenses chronic mediation by patients entering their phone number and a pin code, after which a locker pops open with a medication parcel.
The official opposition alleges that some haven’t received compensation and others have only received half of what they’re owed.
Government wants to achieve an ideological victory even at the expense of South African lives, the union says.
This is the fourth time that the kingdom has faced the virus, with cases reported in 2009, 2011 and again in 2017.

Free State health gets R28m boost, more doctors and nurses

A total of 1,710 nurses are expected to be appointed to hospitals by March 2020, with at least 201 already appointed.

Rooibos tea can’t replace baby formula, experts warn

Being taken off breastmilk too early and instead consuming overly diluted milk formulas, rooibos tea, and water results in malnourishment, developmental and growth impairment.

Joburg city extends service hours at primary health care facilities

Residents of Midrand West, Elias Motsoaledi, Windsor and Lenasia Extension 2, will now enjoy extended hours of service at their local clinics.

Patient at ‘maggot hospital’ allegedly gets surgery under light from cellphone torch

The conditions at RK Khan Hospital continue to be under the spotlight – just, apparently, not a very bright one.

No hard feelings, says Tshwane District Hospital after being cleared of wrongdoing

A DA spokesperson last week issued a statement saying the man ‘was refused emergency services’ by the hospital. 

DA welcomes SAHRC probe into RK Khan Hospital maggot case

Imran Keeka says the party extends its sincere condolences to the Ebrahim family.

DA’s Jack Bloom to ‘make sure’ Gauteng health MEC fixes Alex centre

Bloom made his comments following Friday’s joint oversight visit to the health centre with MEC Masuku.

Makhura won’t list Gauteng’s worst hospitals, DA complains

The opposition says all the province’s public hospitals are in trouble, but some of them are basically ‘crime scenes’.

Hawks arrest nurse for charging woman for free abortion

The department’s mandate is to serve the public with health services at no cost, said Mpumalanga health MEC Sasekani Manzini.

Doctors trained overseas win battle to write SA exams

To practise as a medical professional, it is a prerequisite to pass the SA board examination, convened by the Health Professions Council of SA.

Maggots in patient’s mouth: IFP says hospital is ‘death trap’

‘The government has failed the poor and vulnerable by subjecting our people to inhumane and degrading healthcare services,’ said the IFP’s Ncamisile Nkwanyana.

Emergency workers sit around all day because ambulances are broken

In KZN there’s no help for people in emergencies and EMS personnel are being put in danger.

Limpopo hospitals to serve healthier meals to help curb obesity

Residents in the province can also start small gardens at most of its clinics, as they have better access to water.

DA says Gauteng health department underspent R631m

Jack Bloom urges health MEC Bandile Masuku to ensure this year’s R50.8 billion budget is spent effectively to provide quality service.




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