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AIDS briefing


Portfolio Committee on HealthThe Southern African HIV Clinicians Society is determined to provide the best possible and affordable AIDS treatment regimes to all infected South Africans in partnership with the…

Medicines Control Council to speed up registration process


Portfolio Committee on HealthThe department of health had resuscitated the alternative and complementary medicines committee within the Medicines Control Council (MCC) after a period of subdued activity to process medicine…

NCOP to approve tobacco products bill subject to DOH response


Select Committee on Economic and Foreign AffairsMost provinces have suggested further changes to the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Bill, which has been tabled to bring about further changes in the…

Medical aid for all is planned in new medical schemes bill


Portfolio Committee on HealthGovernment's intention that medical aid cover should be introduced by the private sector to lower income groups so that a much broader range of groups can benefit…

National health bill: pricing dispute process to be set up


Portfolio Committee on HealthAn office known as the Facilitator for Health Pricing is to be established which will, it is proposed, intervene in disagreements on pricing established by means of…