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Surgeon General visiting Eastern Cape as part of inspection tour

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Lieutenant General Zola Dabula, Surgeon General of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), visits Eastern Cape military health institutions today, 16 February, following...

Top military medical personnel “invited” to explain Heberon acquisition

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Noting “concern” about the acquisition of medication not approved for use in South Africa by the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), Cyril Xaba, chair...

SANDF acquisition of non-approved Cuban COVID-19 drug draws more criticism

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The decision to import Cuban medication to provide heightened protection against COVID-19 for soldiers at a cost in excess of R200 million, apparently contradicting...

DA slams Military Command Council over Cuban COVID-19 drug

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The “arrogant attitude” adopted by the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), particularly its top decision-making body the Military Command Council (MCC), regarding acquisition of...

SAMHS integral to Op Notlela

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With the first anniversary of South Africa’s COVID-19-induced national state of disaster looming, it should be remembered the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), in...

New SA Military Health Service Senior Chief Warrant Officer

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Senior Chief Warrant Officer (SCWO) Mzolisi Miselo is the new man at the helm of the SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) in all its...

1 Mil refurbishment shows what can be done – Marais

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Renovations and refurbishment to part of the national defence force’s flagship military medical unit – 1 Military Hospital – prove “if the will is...

SAMHS Op Notlela numbers revealed

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The coronavirus pandemic saw the single largest deployment of military personnel in democratic South Africa’s existence to date. By far the majority of those deployed,...

1 Mil intensive care ward up and running

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Going against the grain of much long-running and still unfinished work at the national defence force’s flagship medical facility is the upgrade of the...

SAMHS general turns container into field hospital module

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Innovation in military medical healthcare against a background of financial austerity led a senior SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) officer to develop a containerised...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...