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WHO condemns attack on MSF hospital in Yemen

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) condemns the bombing of the hospital in Saada province in northern Yemen that was supported by Medécins Sans Frontières (MSF). MSF estimates that this will leave 200 000 people with no access to lifesaving medical care. The attack violates International Humanitarian Law. It is the second attack on an MSF-run …

Demands for a health service delivery plan

IFP

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal demands that the Provincial Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo must urgently present a health service delivery plan after his department has failed to fix washing machines at Greytown hospital. “Its high time now for the MEC to present such a plan so that we must know what he intends to do …

IFP: TASK TEAM ON PUBLIC HOSPITALS NEEDED

IFP

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal demands that the MEC of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo urgently appoint a task team of senior health officials to assess the state of provincial hospitals and clinics. “We have raised many concerns about the state of health care especially in hospitals such as Mbongolwane, Addington and Hlabisa. These are just some …

Gauteng healthcare facilities warned to shape up

Horrific crash in Swellendam claims eight lives

Pretoria – Gauteng’s public healthcare institutions have been warned to shape up or face the wrath of authorities. This came after Gauteng Premier David Makhura paid a surprise visit to Sebokeng regional hospital in the Vaal on Monday. Upon inspecting the facility, Premier Makhura said the hospital was in need of an overhaul. “The hospital …

R1,7 Billion Rand Hospital the future of Gauteng Health

Horrific crash in Swellendam claims eight lives

Johannesburg – The new Natalspruit Hospital, which recently opened its doors, is set to be the future of Gauteng health. The hospital, which cost R1.7 billion to construct in a period of eight years, is furnished with 821 beds and spans an area of over 7 000m2. It offers services such as family medicine, 24-hour …