World Health Organisation Rescinds Naming Robert Mugabe As Goodwill Ambassador After Global Outrage

Decision will be re-evaluated after appointment of Zimbabwean despot provokes global anger    Human rights groups say Zimbabwe’s healthcare system has collapsed under Robert Mugabe’s regime.   The head of the World Health Organization has said he has rescinded his decision to name Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, as a goodwill ambassador after the move provoked global outrage. Tedros […]
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Rights groups slam WHO for appointing Zimbabwe’s Mugabe a goodwill ambassador

The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) decision to name Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a “goodwill ambassador” has been met with condemnation by human rights and medical groups. The 93-year-old Zimbabwean leader was given the position, which is bestowed on personalities who highlight “important health issues,” at a WHO conference on noncommunicable diseases (NCD) in Montevideo, Uruguay. […]
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‘Fight’ at hospital where wounded Jerome ‘Donkie’ Booysen is admitted

Cape Town – A fight has apparently broken out at the hospital where Sexy Boys gang leader Jerome “Donkie” Booysen, who was wounded in a shooting at Cape Town International Airport on Wednesday, is admitted. Late on Thursday, police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said the scene was still active and she therefore could not yet […]
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Robert Mugabe’s Appointment to the Goodwill Ambassador Of The World Health Organisation Condemned As ‘An Insult’

HOW DOES HE MANAGE THAT WHEN HIS COUNTRY’S PEOPLE ARE STREAMING OUT OF ZIMBABWE BECAUSE OF THIS DICTATORIAL  RULE???????  CRITICS SAY HEALTH SERVICES HAVE COLLAPSED UNDER MUGABE’S RULE The choice of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe as a World Health Organization (WHO) goodwill ambassador has been criticised by several organisations including the British government. It described his selection […]
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South Africa Preparing (Can’t Even Contain Current Illnesses In South Africa) For Plague Threat As Madagascar Death Toll Rises Alarmingly

At least 94 people have now died, and 1,153 have been infected, in the latest alarming outbreak of plague in Madagascar. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has labelled the spread “highly challenging”… although there is some good news – it has fortunately not spread to the Seychelles as had been suspected. WHO said in a […]
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Winnie recovering in hospital after knee operation

Johannesburg – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is recovering in hospital after a minor knee operation, her spokesperson said. “When I visited her, she was sitting up and talking,” Victor Dlamini told News24 on Friday. “Mrs Madikizela-Mandela will be kept at the hospital for the next two weeks to ensure that she has adequate rest and her progress […]
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Winnie Mandela recuperating in hospital

JOHANNESBURG – Struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has been admitted to hospital. Madikizela-Mandela was admitted to the Milpark Hospital on Tuesday evening for a minor procedure on her knee. The family has issued a statement saying her doctor has pronounced the procedure a success. Madikizela-Mandela will be kept in hospital for the next two weeks, for […]
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Staatshospitale in SA bloei weens tekort aan medici

Daar is meer as 4 000 vakatures by Gautengse staatshospitale in kritiek belangrike poste soos dié van spesialiste, aptekers, dokters en verpleegkundiges. Dié situasie het aan die lig gekom in die jaarverslag van die Gautengse departement van gesondheid wat onlangs in die provinsiale raad ter tafel gelê is, sê Jack Bloom, die DA se woordvoerder […]
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The biggest medical aid schemes in South Africa – and how much they’re charging in 2018

The majority of South Africa’s biggest medical aid schemes have released their prices for 2018, showing below 10% increases across all plans. According to the latest statistics released by the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), there are currently 82 medical aid schemes operating in South Africa with a total subscription of just under 8.9 million […]
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SA gewaarsku oor dodelike longpes

Die dodelike longpes wat in Madagaskar uitgebreek het, eis al hoe meer slagoffers met die dodetal wat nou al gestyg het tot 48 – en die Suid-Afrikaanse owerhede is gewaarsku om hier gereed te wees vir enige uitbreking. Die Wêreldgesondheidsorganisasie (WGO) sê 449 gevalle van longpes is reeds in Madagaskar bevestig. Die WGO waarsku daar […]
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