As South Africa joins the international community in observing World Diabetes Day, the Department of Health has urged families to help reduce diabetes by promoting healthy lifestyles and supporting family members with diabetes.
President Jacob Zuma has instructed Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to ensure that the Health Ombudsman's recommendations are wholly and speedily implemented without any reservations.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has placed the Head of the Department of Health, Dr Tiego Selebano, on precautionary suspension in line with the recommendation of the Heath Ombudsman, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba.
Extension and development of medical schools at two universities is expected to alleviate the shortage of doctors in the country.
The fourth day of the 21st International AIDS Conference afforded young people a platform to share their experiences, challenges and opinions with prominent activists, the world’s top scientists, researchers and policy makers.