Category: Health & Wellness

The Danger of Scapegoating

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Rate this OpinionThere are still many unanswered questions surrounding the outbreak of Listeriosis.  The Minister of Health of South Africa has been under pressure to find the source of this pestilence and root it out.  This is because of the panic that starts to rise in citizens…

Termination of Pregnancy Act

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Rate this OpinionIN FEBRUARY 1997, the South African government put itself at the forefront of reproductive rights when the parliament passed the landmark Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act (CTOPA).   It is currently one of the five African countries with progressive abortion laws. The hallmark…

You, Robot

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Rate this OpinionIt is time for healthcare regulators to begin contemplating the effects of artificial intelligence in the healthcare industry at large – both in terms of the potential for artificial intelligence to provide health care services and for artificial intelligence to determine appropriate healthcare…