About 100 community health workers marched through the streets of Cape Town to the Western Cape Department of Health to demand better working conditions.
A hospital for children is facing imminent closure after withdrawal of funding by the Department of Health.
On Mandela Day, the Treatment Action Campaign protested at Khayelitsha District Hospital demanding better services
Health NGOs support the NHI bill, with some reservations, while private healthcare sounds disappointed.
The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM) supports the NHI, but with some reservation.
Tsanzaguru is a relatively new township in Rusape about 200km away from Harare. Residents complain that Rusape Municipality is dumping food in the area, inviting scavenging by unscrupulous vendors.
A report by the Public Services Commission has highlighted poor infrastructure and staff attitudes as some of the reasons for compromised health services in KZN.