Home > Medical schemes > News News Cancer vaccine for schoolgirls Government will start administering cervical cancer vaccines in schools from February next year, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced. Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery Managed care key to ultimate survival of medical schemes Managed care initiatives will prove vital to the ultimate sustainability and survival of the South African medical scheme market. Discovery: 6% membership increase Discovery Health now covers 51% of South Africans who are medical scheme members. Be SA's medical scheme champion The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has launched a new campaign: they want you to get involved with your medical scheme. The winner could have their scheme contributions paid for three months. Fewer schemes in SA As South Africa’s medical scheme industry continues to consolidate, with smaller schemes either being liquidated or absorbed into bigger players. Primary healthcare for domestic workers Private health-care will be available to domestic workers nation-wide at a cost of R170 to the employer, according to a report on Tuesday. Medical schemes discriminate, says commission The National Consumer Commission wants "discriminatory" rules in medical schemes to be declared unconstitutional. “ Latest comment on Health24 Douglas Hollis says... Useful work. And strangely, not a single skeptic in sight for this one. Earth is warmer today, say scientists ” Is your GP contracted in? If GPs are contracted in to a medical scheme network, they might be pressurised to recommend cheaper treatment options and medications, say SA health bodies. Your medical scheme and the budget Here's how the latest budget will affect your medical scheme costs. Biologics not a cure-all, says scheme One of the biggest challenges associated with expensive, niched medicines is managing the false perception that they represent a panacea. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Medihelp’s regional information sessions Superior comfort and support Live healthier Keep your bones healthy » Osteoporosis risk The beauty of bones Ask the expert Osteoporosis facts Here are some interesting facts about the condition that you might not have known: Fight cold and flu » Myths and facts Cold or flu? Where germs hide 15 tips to stay healthy in winter Don't let colds and flu stop you this winter.