25.11.2020 07:04 pm
The Commission for Gender Equity in February released a report on the matter, after an investigation prompted by a complaint it received in 2015.
No government policy will allow the forced sterilisation of any woman, for any reason, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said.
The SANBS is asking eligible donors to help reach the daily collection target of at least 4000 units of blood.
The groundbreaking preventative measure will not be available to the public soon as more research and development is needed.
Covid-19 fears means usual venues won’t allow the blood service in, while resumed activity under lockdown level 1 has seen demand for blood increase.
As the malaria season begins in southern Africa, COVID-19 complicates the picture
Healthcare workers at the Durban hospital stopped working and held a protest outside the building over its faulty lifts.
The National Health Amendment Bill, proposed government clinics should operate 24 hours per day.
Letlape called on parliament to consider scrapping the Act as it only privatised health services which should be available to all.
If certain medications are in short supply, the department said facilities must ensure patients are offered alternative medication.
Following months of deadlocked negotiations with the health department, Nehawu is now pushing ahead with its plans to see a full-blown health sector strike.
Aspects of these programmes have taken a back seat in recent months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
DA MP Evelyn Wilson said while most clinics were dysfunctional, the National Health Insurance would not succeed.
Previously, teenagers had to wait until they were 18 to join the SA registry. Now they can join by following the exact same procedure as others would.
Experts have warned that politicians pushing the idea of herd immunity are selling a pipe dream, but they do, however, have slightly more positive news about the second wave of infections currently happening.