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Heberon charges on hold – not shelved

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The importance of ensuring sufficient and correct information when asking for a police investigation is why a Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentarian has not yet...

SAMHS celebrates Nurses Day

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The South African Military Health Service (SAMHS) celebrated the International Nurses day nationwide from 10 to 13 May, as it acknowledged the critical role...

MTT recommends boards of inquiry for apparent illegal Heberon acquisition

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The purchase of the unregistered COVID-19 preventative drug Heberon from Cuba to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF)...

SA helo crew and ops medics to the rescue after IED...

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South African military aviation and medical expertise were again to the fore stabilising and evacuating injured Congolese soldiers in combined effort which drew praise...

Heberon ministerial task team report seemingly MIA

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The saga around the importation and use of a Cuban immune booster/modulator to protect soldiers and other military personnel, mainly medical, from the “viral...

Military medics watching over COVID-19-infected Ramaphosa

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SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) personnel are monitoring President Cyril Ramaphosa and treating him for “mild COVID-19 symptoms” in Cape Town. A statement confirming South...

1 Mil off AU and UN high medical care provision lists

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The torturous and seemingly never-ending upgrade of the SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) flagship 1 Military Hospital could be “swiftly expedited” according to SA...

Lack of progress on 1 Mil repair is ‘unacceptable’

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The Department of Defence and Military Veterans (DoDMV), now under the stewardship of minister Thandi Modise and previously presided over by Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, “completely...

Heberon acquisition wasted R260 million

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The Department of Defence’s acquisition of R260 million worth of Heberon from Cuba to treat COVID-19 patients was for nought as the drug is...

DFSC finds fault with military hospitals

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The three SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) hospitals do not perform as they should, the Defence Force Service Commission (DFSC) maintains. A number of Commission...

1 Military Hospital a “disaster”

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) maintains the “unending” repair and maintenance programme (RAMP) at 1 Military Hospital is a cause for “extreme...

AFB Waterkloof vaccination site handles up to 500 personnel daily

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The SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) sickbay at AFB Waterkloof in Centurion serves a portion of the largest military community in Gauteng. Proof of...

SAMHS vaccination sites ensure countrywide coverage

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Military medical personnel are – as from today (Thursday, 8 July) – on COVID-19 inoculation duty in all nine South Africa’s provinces and ready,...

Cuban graduates join SAMHS ranks

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Twenty-one additions to the ranks of military medical doctors have been welcomed by acting Surgeon General on returning to South Africa after seven years...

Calls to ensure SAMHS personnel are vaccinated ahead of Gauteng COVID-19...

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As 70 SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) practitioners ready for another round in the ongoing fight against an ever-encroaching COVID-19, concern about the well-being...

SANDF misses Public Protector Interferon deadline

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It appears the senior command structure of the national defence force is not an active participant into an ongoing Public Protector (PP) investigation of...

CV of Major General Ntshavheni Peter Maphaha

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Major General Ntshavheni Peter Maphaha was born on 8 August 1967 in Thohoyandou, Venda, in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. After completing his...

Surgeon General visiting Limpopo

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The Surgeon General of the South African National Defence Force, Lieutenant General Zola Dabula, has arrived in Polokwane as part of his provincial tour...

Defence committees not finished with 1 Military Hospital

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The SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) flagship – 1 Military Hospital in Thaba Tshwane – is in a sorry state notwithstanding a stop-start repair...

Sandu and SANDF lock legal horns over COVID-19 vaccinations

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Whether due to apparent administrative tardiness or other not stated reasons, the healthcare service of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) faces legal action...

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