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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 09:28

Minister monitors payment of grants on day 2

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu and Gauteng acting MEC for Social Development Panyaza Lusufi are today visiting several social grant payment points across Pretoria, as part of efforts to monitor the payment of grants, under the current 21-day COVID-19 national lockdown.

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Monday, 16 March 2020 17:16

Wits student tests positive for COVID-19

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has confirmed that a Wits University medicine student has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Wednesday, 18 March 2020 13:51

Coronavirus outbreak declared a national disaster

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a raft of unprecedented interventions to curb the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa, including closing schools from Wednesday, closing 35 ports of entry and imposing a travel ban on foreign nationals from countries hardest hit by the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Thursday, 11 April 2019 11:24

South Africa sends relief donations to Malawi

The South African Government continues to help and respond to the urgent needs of its neighbouring countries following the humanitarian disaster left by Cyclone Idai.

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Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:08

Help reduce diabetes

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.

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Thursday, 15 March 2018 23:49

Withdraw your medication at the 'ATM pharmacy'

Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa says snaking queues for chronic medication at health facilities will soon be a thing of the past with the launch of the Pharmacy Dispensing Unit (PDU).

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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 12:26

20 million rand for Mpumalanga education

The Department of Education in Mpumalanga has received the biggest portion of the provincial budget with over R20.97 million, which equates to 43.6% of the total provincial budget for the 2018/19 financial year.

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Thursday, 13 April 2017 09:43

Nurses consider whether to strike over low pay

The Royal College of Nursing is assessing the mood for strike action in protest over pay.

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Saturday, 11 February 2017 06:04

Life Esidimeni recommendations to be fast tracked

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.

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Friday, 10 February 2017 05:26

Gauteng Health HOD suspended

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.

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