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Pregnancies among adolescent girls remain a global problem. An estimated 21 million girls aged 15–19 years in developing countries become pregnant and about 12 million of them give birth every year. Pregnancies not only have adverse health risks for...
Men over the age of 35 in South Africa are not taking up the COVID-19 vaccination at the same rate as women. Only 40% of those who had been vaccinated by 13 August 2021 were men, according to a Health Department report. This is an unusual pattern. In...
The National Health Insurance Bill[1] (the Bill) was introduced in Parliament in August 2019. The Portfolio Committee on Health (PCH) invited interested parties to forward submissions on the Bill and conducted a series of public hearings across the c...
There is a need to build a more equitable, resilient and sustainable healthcare system for South Africa. This is according to discussions at the 17th Health Quality Assessment (HQA) Industry Results Presentation and Clinical Quality Conference that w...

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