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Everyone, including the poor, ‘will cough up for NHI’

Who will pay for the National Health Insurance (NHI)? Everyone, including the poor, an expert has predicted. But barring the threat of administrative failure, the plan...

DA highlights areas in need of improvement

The Democratic Alliance Free State has presented an alternative State of the Province Address (Sopa) in Bloemfontein on Monday. This was just a day...

Drotske’s condition worsens as family asks to ‘please pray’

Former Springbok hooker Naka Drotske’s health has taken a turn for the worse. In a fairly ominous Facebook message, his cousin, Steven, wrote on Wednesday...

FS records high unauthorised expenditure

Three of the Free State government departments are listed in the Auditor-General report as part of the top 10 contributors to unauthorised expenditure in...

7 tips to help stay-at-home-dads beat heart disease

The increased risk of heart disease among particularly stay-at-home-dads (SAHDs), is becoming a growing phenomenon globally and in South Africa. Heart disease already claims the...

Education, Health receive biggest #FSBudget2018 cake slices

The two biggest Free State departments with serious financial woes – Education and Health - have received the biggest slices of the provincial budget...

International fraud week launched

Those that can afford to pay, must pay. These were the words of Free State Finance MEC, Elsabe Rockman, who was speaking at the...

Sanitary crisis at special school a health risk

The state of health at special schools is once again in the spotlight. This comes after the DA in the North West found that...

Doctors now colour coded

The South African Medical Association (Sama) has launched an awareness campaign that will highlight the plight of junior doctors who are working excruciating long...

Today, 120 years ago, the first successful Caesarean in Africa is...

The first successful Caesarean in Africa is performed in Cape Town by Dr. James Barry. Caesarean section, or CS, is supposedly named after the assassinated...

HIV/AIDS stigma faced by gay and lesbian communities

The biggest challenge for people living with HIV/AIDS remains the stigma around the pandemic. This is according to Sello Makhalipi, the Free State chairperson...

These 7 Amazing Things Will Happen When You Drink Coffee Every...

For most, coffee is a much-needed morning ritual. Its caffeine boost jolts the senses and the brain, jump-starting the day in the right direction....

10 Reasons Why People Who Like Sleeping Naked Are Healthier People

Here are 10 reasons why people who sleep naked are healthier. 1. Sleeping naked helps prevent insomnia. A recent Australian study concluded that a drop in...

Infographics: Diabetics most likely to get cellulitis infection

  Various medical research reports suggest that at least 70% of the minor skin breaks in diabetes patients can turn into cellulitis. Bacteria can enter the...

Overturned vehicle leaves three injured

Three people have sustained moderate injuries after a light motor vehicle overturned on the N3 between Warden and Roadside in the Free State. Reports from...

FS community health workers’ case postponed

The appeal case of the 94 Free State community health workers has been postponed to August 8. This follows after Judge President Mahube Molemela, sitting...

More Cuban doctors brought in to alleviate shortages in FS

Bloemfontein - Free State Health MEC, Benny Malakoane, formally welcomed 22 Cuban doctors at a brief ceremony at the Universitas Academic Hospital in Bloemfontein...

Vrystaat-gesondheid kom onder loep

Die stand van gesondheidsdienste in die Vrystaat gaan na verwagting behoorlik onder die loep kom wanneer die Vrystaatse provinsiale kabinet volgende week met die...