As Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Tuesday moved to assure the public that the government health services were not falling apart, a report cataloging a shocking series of failings in the public health sector was tabled in Parliament.

According the Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) report, only five of the 696 hospitals and clinics it inspected in 2016-17 complied with the Department of Health’s norms and standards to achieve an 80% “pass mark”…..more