Fake doctor busted after five years at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
May22

Fake doctor busted after five years at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Thursday said “more controls are needed to ensure that all medical qualifications are checked stringently”. The DA’s shadow MEC for health in Gauteng‚ Jack Bloom‚ made this call as it emerged that “a fake doctor worked at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital for more than five years before his false qualification was detected”. Bloom said that‚ according to a written reply to his questions‚ the...

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South African doctor inundated with penis-transplant requests
Mar25

South African doctor inundated with penis-transplant requests

A South African doctor, who performed the world’s first penis-transplant, has been inundated with requests from around the world for such surgeries. In addition to South Africa, such requests have come in from countries like the US, Colombia and Russia, Andre van der Merwe told Xinhua news agency. “I had a request from someone in the States who wanted his penis removed,” said Van der Merwe who has been invited to the...

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