Parents,legal guardians encouraged to assist young people to register for vaccination

Just News | The Department of Health on Wednesday, 20 October 2021 will commence with registration and vaccination of young people aged 12- 17 years old with Pfizer vaccine in line with the recommendations from the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Vaccines.  This follows an announcement made by Minister Health Dr Joe Phaahla last week, that […]

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Five and a half years waiting period for hip and knee surgery at Bara hospital

Tebogo Msimanga | Democratic Alliance (DA) Gauteng Shadow MEC for Health Jack Bloom says there is an immensely long surgery waiting list of 7288 patients at the Chris Hani Baragwanath, including 1771 patients who will wait five and a half years for their hip and knee operations. Bloom said this information was disclosed by Gauteng […]

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R500 Million wasted on Anglo Ashanti Hospital

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomed the court order obtained by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to freeze R7.9 million from two companies that were irregularly given tenders to refurbish the Anglo Ashanti Hospital for Covid-19 patients. DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Jack Bloom said further spending on this “white elephant” hospital in […]

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South Africa to intensify efforts to get off the UK’s Red list

Just News | The Government of South Africa is puzzled at the United Kingdom (UK)’s decision to keep South Africa on the Red list of countries facing stringent restrictions and high costs when entering the UK.  The department of International Relations and Cooperation on Sunday said thousands of families and business people in South Africa […]

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