Aaron Motsoaledi

Government will support listeria litigation: Motsoaledi

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi blasted private laboratories for delaying providing data about the listeriosis outbreak. Almost a thousand cases of listeriosis were reported in the country. Motsoaledi said government would support any community intending court action over the world’s largest listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people since December. “Those[…]

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Health dept in talks with Esidimeni families

The Gauteng health department is holding talks with the families of the 94 Life Esidimeni patients who died after they were moved to unlicensed NGOs. “The department has begun consultations with the families to arrive at whatever form of closure they will agree on,” national health department spokesperson Joe Maila[…]

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No shortage of ARVs in South Africa

Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has met with top bosses in the pharmaceutical industry over a shortage of medical supplies. Last month South Africans went into a state of panic after the department published on its website a list of medicines that were out of stock. These shortages have affected[…]

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SA ready but no Ebola in country: Motsoaledi

While no cases of Ebola have been reported in South Africa, the country is ready for a possible outbreak, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Friday. “It’s not that we are just starting now. We are just ramping up efforts to fight the virus that started in December,” he said.[…]

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No Ebola in SA: Motsoaledi

There is no known Ebola case in South Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Monday. A woman who arrived from Conakry, Guinea on July 28 through the OR Tambo International Airport was meticulously tested and was negative, Motsoaledi told reporters at the Edenvale Hospital in Johannesburg. “She was admitted[…]

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