Gauteng MEC Health Mokgethi calls for support of cancer patients

In commemorating World Cancer Day, Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Nomathemba Mokgethi has expressed solidarity with people living with cancer, and has called on society to find creative ways to support cancer patients, whilst observing COVID-19 regulations. MEC Mokgethi said people living with cancer normally have feelings of anxiety and fear, and the outbreak of…

Honourable Minister Jackson Mthembu an exemplary leader

“It is with deep sorrow and shock that we announce that Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu passed away on the 21 January 2021 from COVID-related complications. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time of loss,” President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The Key Challenges facing Healthcare Systems in Africa

African governments and their healthcare systems are severely burdened by their inability to diagnose, treat, and control the surge of the variable cancers within their population. High Level Facts on the Healthcare Systems in Africa The continent suffers from neglect and underfunding, leading to severe challenges across the six World Health Organization (WHO) pillars of…

Cancer is not just ONE disease

Africa is inherently disadvantaged -from inaccessibility of specialist to affordability of treatment and a perpetually disproportionate ratio of patient to healthcare provider.