Scientists have been working furiously to find a vaccine against Covid-19, and initial findings show positive results from the United Kingdom trial where the vaccine was tested on 1 077 healthy adults.
Over the past five years, SA has cut its rate of new HIV infections by 44%, but young people are still at risk, according to theSouth African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey of 2017.
This 91-page condensed version of South Africa’s latest maternal death audit shows that although maternal deaths are decreasing, worrying trends in the deaths of new and expecting moms persist.
The Department of Health’s guidelines detail how healthcare workers may use seclusion and physical restraint with mental patients and caution that these actions should be seen as a last resort.
The Eastern Cape Department of Health responds to an October 2015 South African Human Rights Commission report alleging that the province failed to adequately fulfill citizens’ rights to emergency medical services (EMS).
In its 104-page report, the South African Human Rights Commission finds that the Eastern Cape Department of Health has failed to adequately fulfill the right that no person may be denied access to emergency medical services.
The country’s first ever White Paper on the rights of person’s with disabilities acknowledges deficits in access to education, reproductive health and rights services as well as health care among people living with disabilities.