King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia hospitalised

Saudi Arabia’s ailing King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, 91, has been admitted to hospital for “medical checks,” the royal court has said. The king, whose age and frequent hospitalisation have raised concerns about the future leadership of the key oil producing country, was admitted to the King Abdulaziz Medical City in[…]

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Mthembu released from hospital

ANC MP Jackson Mthembu was discharged from hospital on Wednesday morning following treatment after he was shot in a robbery, the ruling party said. Mthembu left the Emalahleni Private Hospital where he had spent 10 days since being shot on October 19, spokesman Zizi Kodwa said in a statement. Mthembu[…]

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HPark residents frustrated with hospital services

The Hanover Park day hospital has come under fire recently by residents who say the services at the hospital is nothing short of appalling. The hospital is facing an overcrowding issue, as it deals with an influx of patients from the Dr Aburahman Community Health Centre in Kewtown, which is[…]

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Mbete health scare: report

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete had a health scare so life threatening that she was transferred from 2 Military Hospital to 1 Military hospital by military plane, City Press reported on Sunday. The 64-year-old was accompanied on her flight by two doctors, who considered taking a defibrillator – a machine[…]

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Patient influx at AIF Gaza hospital

The Al Imdaad Foundation (AIF) reports that its hospital in Gaza has been at the forefrunt of providing medical assistance to Palestinians caught in the attacks by Israel. Initially the hospital was an all female health care centre however, since Israel’s offensive, it has opened its doors to all Palestinians.[…]

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Gaza’s doctors are heros: Dr Gilbert

A Norwegian doctor currently assisting in the war stricken Gaza Strip has penned a moving letter to the world’s most influential leaders, describing the awful conditions caused by a 17 day Israeli bombardment on the region. Since the conflict between Hamas and Israel began just over two weeks ago, more[…]

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Israeli shells hit Gaza hospital

Israeli tank shells have struck a hospital in central Gaza, according to a health official and a doctor at the facility said. The health official said the shells killed at least four people and wounded 60, including 30 medical staff, at al-Aqsa Hospital in central Gaza on Monday. The Israeli[…]

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Female Gaza hospital opened to men

The Al-Imdaad Foundation (AIF) has been urged to open its female only hospital in Gaza to all casualties, including males, as emergency medics struggle to keep up with the influx of patients needing medical care. More than 100 Palestinians have been killed in four days of deadly air strikes by[…]

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Heideveld emergency centre open

Following the closure of one of the busiest hospitals in the Cape Flats, the District Health Services (DHS) in the Western Cape government have announced the opening of the new Heideveld Emergency Centre. The centre is built on the premises of the current Heideveld Community Day Centre (CDC) and will[…]

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