The #Covid19 vaccine is a light at the end of the tunnel, for frontline healthcare worker Portia Makamu #IChooseVacciNation #Covid19inSA

The #Covid19 vaccine is a light at the end of the tunnel, for frontline healthcare worker Portia Makamu from CH Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg. #IChooseVacciNation  

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize calls on world leaders to prioritise the safety of front-line healthcare workers

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has urged world leaders to prioritise the safety of frontline health workers in their respective countries. Mkhize made the call while addressing a webinar on World Patient Safety Day on Thursday. The webinar was held under the theme ’’Health worker safety: a priority for patient safety with a call to speak […]

Sikhaba iCovid-19 Radio Series (07th August) Women on the Frontline #Covid19inSA

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Nurses at the frontline of Covid-19 welcome alcohol ban

Nurses and South Africans Against Drink Driving (SADD) have reacted with jubilation after President Cyril Ramaphosa suspended the sale, dispensing and distribution of alcohol with immediate effect on Sunday night. During his address, Ramaphosa said the decision was made because the country was heading to the peak of infections and it was important that clinics […]

#HealthcareHeroes A tribute to all heroes on the frontline of fighting Covid-19, from GEMS Medical Aid #Covid19inSA

#HealthcareHeroes A tribute to all heroes on the frontline of fighting Covid-19, from GEMS Medical Aid, a government health plan for its workers. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H34dNrPdKH0?feature=oembed&w=1200&h=900]  

Labour Court dismisses Nehawu’s application over lack of protective gear for frontline workers

Claims were based on hearsay. An application by the country’s largest public-sector union, Nehawu, to get national and provincial health departments to urgently supply its members with much-needed protective resources to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak has been dismissed with costs by the Labour Court. The case went ahead even though Nehawu had tried to […]

Critical PPE secured for frontline healthcare workers #Covid19inSA

Media release 7 April 2020 Critical PPE secured for frontline healthcare workers   Together the Motsepe Foundation and associated companies, Business for South Africa and the Solidarity Fund have secured critical stock of 200 000 three ply masks, 100 000 KN95 masks and sterile gloves and surgical masks for use by frontline doctors, nurses and healthcare […]