Aaron Motsoaledi (born 7 August 1958 in Limpopo) is the Minister of Health of South Africa. He was formerly an MEC in the Limpopo province for (in chronological order) transport, agriculture and environment, and education.
Motsoaledi is a medical doctor by training. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Natal. Motsoaledi ran a successful surgery in the small rural town of Jane Furse prior to his appointment in government.
Prior to his appointment as Minister of Health of the Republic of South Africa, Motsoaledi had served as a Chairperson of the Sekhukhune Advice Office from 1986 to 1994; as a Chairperson of Hlahlolanang Health and Nutrition Education Project in 1989; as a Deputy Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) in the then Northern Transvaal from 1991 to 1992; as Head of the ANC Elections Commission for Limpopo Province in 1994; as Head of the ANC Economic and Infrastructure Desk and as Head of the ANC Research and Briefing of election Task Team in Limpopo in 1994.
Motsoaledi has also served as a member of the Limpopo Provincial Legislature from 1994 to 2009; as a member of the Limpopo Provincial Executive Council (MEC) for Education from 1994 to 1997; MEC for Transport from 1998 to 1999 and MEC for Agriculture, Land and Environment in 1999.
The Minister administered to the first South African state patient a fixed dose combination (FDC) Antiretroviral tablet of Emtricitabine/Tenofovir/Efavirenz on 9 April 2013 in GaRankuwa.
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Minister Aaron Motsoaledi during launch of Fixed-dose Combination drugs
Minister Aaron Motsoaledi during launch of Fixed-dose Combination drugs in Ga-Rankuwa.
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Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on the IP policy, cheaper medicine and the recent HIV prevalance stats.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:16:03 -0700
HEALTH Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Thursday took a swipe at South Africa's biggest private hospital group, Netcare, saying he had told former Lesotho health minister Mphu Ramatlapeng that her government's plans to enter into a public-private ...
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:37:30 -0700
“People are suffering from condom fatigue,” said Aaron Motsoaledi, “or perhaps the standard issue 'choice' condoms just aren't cool enough. “We need to inject enthusiasm into the condom campaign, and we are about to start rolling out new types of free, ...
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 04:53:18 -0700
Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi. File photo. Image by: Robert Tshabalala. The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria has approved R500 million to treat TB in the country, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Tuesday. Save & Share.
South African Broadcasting Corporation
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:15:00 -0700
Baragwanath hospital has written a letter to the Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi for the closer of Folateng units in Charlotte Maxeke, Helen Joseph and Sebokeng hospitals as Baragwanath is overwhelmed by patients. Speaking on Morning Live on ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:48:45 -0700
The hall at Medunsa where Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi spoke about separating Medunsa from the University of Limpopo to set up a new university. Pictures: Phill Magakoe. Johannesburg -. The imminent ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:04:42 -0700
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi made it clear what was required. “Under primary healthcare is prevention of diseases, promotion of health and making sure that the clinics work.” Maisha accused the government of not doing anything to improve healthcare ...
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:52:07 -0700
Minister Nzimande, together with Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi, had appointed a joint task team (JTT) to investigate the feasibility of establishing the institution. The two ministers today visited Medunsa to engage with the university community ...
The New Age Online
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 02:22:30 -0700
Radingwana was among top politicians including EFF's Julius Malema, Willy Madisha (Cope), Helen Zille (DA), Strike Thokoane (Azapo) as well as the ANC's Aaron Motsoaledi and Maite Nkoana-Mashabane who attended the St Engenas Easter services in ...
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