Talking Points

January 15th, 2020 2020 will be a critically important year for healthcare in South Africa, writes Spotlight. It has formulated eight questions to set out what is at stake. How, if at all, will the design of National Health Insurance (NHI) change in 2020? One...

January 8th, 2020 By putting morphine production and distribution under government control a, Rwanda has become a model for Africa. As thousands die from addiction in rich countries awash with prescription painkillers, millions of people in the poorest nations...

December 11th, 2019 The dominant narrative of "medical xenophobia" by SA health professionals against refugees and migrants is misleading, writes Kudakwashe Vanyoro of the University of the Witwatersrand, in The Conversation. Kudakwashe Vanyoro, research...

November 20th, 2019 With sporadic and violent xenophobic attacks in South Africa making global and local headlines, the medical sector is also experiencing this worrying phenomenon, writes Health-e News. Temwa-Dango Mwambene is a Malawian-born medical student at...
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