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GO-TO MAN:  Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi needs to come to the aid of the pharmaceuticals industry by making an extraordinary price adjustment for private sector medicines, the industry says. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Motsoaledi does not want NHI to limit choices

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi signals strong future role for private healthcare in spite of controversial National Health Insurance proposals

Motsoaledi does not want NHI to limit choices

GO-TO MAN:  Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi needs to come to the aid of the pharmaceuticals industry by making an extraordinary price adjustment for private sector medicines, the industry says. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi signals strong future role for private healthcare in spite of controversial National Health Insurance proposals

Health professionals council snubs doctors

HPCSA ombudsman Dr Abdul Barday. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

HPCSA criticises South African Medical Association for talking to media before raising its concerns with the council

Department aims to launch new health products watchdog next year

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Three-year waiting list as Medicines Control Council bogged down by volume of applications for new medicines and clinical trials

Call for amount of sugar in foods to be shown in teaspoons on packaging

Picture: ISTOCK

The party says an image of sugar in teaspoons and not the weight of sugar in grams will aid understanding of the amount of sugar in food products


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