health sector

SA facing ‘significant constraints’ with Covid-19 test kits

South Africa faces significant constraints with testing kits for Covid-19, Parliament’s health committees heard on Wednesday evening. The Department of Health’s deputy director-general for communicable and non-communicable diseases, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, Yogan Pillay, said because of a “global scramble for test kits”, suppliers’ inability to provide enough kits and[…]

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NEHAWU wants tough action against private health sector

Labour union National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) wants the Competition Commission to take tough action against the private health sector after the Health Market Inquiry (HMI) alluded to collusion in the market. The HMI Panel released its much awaited findings and recommendations report last week after a six year[…]

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WCape hospitals to resort to boreholes

By Wardāh Wilkinson Hospitals in the Western Cape will rely heavily on water from boreholes if ‘Day Zero’ arrives. With Cape Town’s drought now at crisis point, the essential services sector has no alternative but to continue functioning, even if water dries up. While the City of Cape Town is[…]

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