Hospital

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 30th, 2013
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The 95-year-old anti-apartheid hero has spent nearly eight weeks in the hospital for treatment for a recurring lung infection. Nelson Mandela – Reuters Former South African President Nelson Mandela remains in a critical condition at a Pretoria hospital but “continues to show improvement,&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG – Former South African President Nelson Mandela had a restful day in a hospital Sunday and is improving following treatment for a recurrence of pneumonia, the government said. The office of President Jacob Zuma thanked South Africans who prayed for 94-year-old Mandela at Easter chu...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 28th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital with a recurrence of a lung infection, the government said on Thursday. A statement said the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader was admitted shortly before midnight. It gave no further details other than to s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2013
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A 23-year-old Ethiopian housemaid was admitted to Al Qasimi Hospital on Sunday afternoon after receiving first and second degree burns. The woman was rushed to the hospital by a female friend when her health state had deteriorated. The duty doctor at Al Qasimi Hospital reported the incident to the po...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2012
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The presidency yesterday declined further comment on reports that the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan was undergoing medical treatment abroad, following food poisoning even as on-line media reports said the ailment struck eleven days ago in Dubai where she had gone for a medical checkup of a diffe...
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Aug 17th, 2012
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Police in Zimbabwe say they have arrested at least 12 people in unrest over the firing of a popular Canadian doctor from a rural hospital in the impoverished northeast. Witnesses said Friday hundreds of villagers demonstrated outside the hospital run by the Salvation Army to demand the reinstatement ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 3rd, 2012
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Ten days after being discharged from the Steve Biko Academic Hospital following his release on medical parole last month, former police commissioner Jackie Selebi is back in hospital. Selebi was released on medical parole on July 20 after he was diagnosed with end-stage renal failure. At the time of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2012
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Disgraced former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi walked around his hospital ward for six months with great ease and climbed off his bed into a wheelchair unassisted when released on Saturday. Amid a mounting public outcry over Selebi’s sudden release on medical parole at the weekend,...
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Feb 9th, 2012
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Conjoined twin girls who were abandoned by their parents because they could not afford their care have been given new hope of surgery and returning home to their family. Veena and Vani, eight, were born joined at the head, but their parents left them in their local hospital in Hyderabad, India becaus...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 8th, 2012
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From 6am tomorrow morning, Khayelitsha residents will be protesting outside the new Khayelitsha Hospital. Tonight, we will be mobilising to that effect. We have had enough! Kwanele! The Community of Mandela Park (Ward 94 & 97) gathered this afternoon to find out the truth behind the devastating r...