Health

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Record Compensation Payments to Ex-Mineworkers for Lung Disease

Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

A record number of 1 203 payments were made in March 2018 to compensate ex-mineworkers for occupational lung diseases.

According to a planning, monitoring and evaluation department statement, the payments totalled R18.2 million.

Parliament Briefed on Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Bill

Parliament

Parliament was recently briefed on the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill.

The private member’s bill was tabled in parliament in December 2017.

Norms and Standards for Health Establishments Published

Department of Health

Norms and Standards Regulations Applicable to Different Categories of Health Establishments have been drawn up.

The department of health has published the Norms and Standards Regulations designed to promote and protect the health and safety of users and health care personnel.

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