Aaron Motsoaledi (born 7 August 1958 in Transvaal) 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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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:48:45 -0700
FILE PICTURE: Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi. Picture: Tracy Lee Stark. Government will immediately divulge to citizens when the first case of Ebola is detected in South Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday. Share & Rate ...
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:18:45 -0700
No need for Ebola panic in SA – Aaron Motsoaledi. FILE PICTURE: A medical aid worker is assisted with the disinfecting of his gloves at a centre for victims of the Ebola virus in Guekedou, Guinea on April 1, 2014. Picture: AFP. There is no need for ...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:12:50 -0700
SA to expand HIV drugs coverage – Aaron Motsoaledi. FILE PICTURE: Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi. (Photo: GCIS). South Africa will start treating HIV-positive patients at an earlier stage starting next year, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on ...
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:03:45 -0700
Johannesburg – Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has accused the DA of politicising a suspected case of Ebola, according to reports. Motsoaledi held an urgent press conference on Thursday at Edenvale General Hospital, in Johannesburg, in response to a ...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:56:15 -0700
The DA welcomes a reported decision by the Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, to do away with the Certificate of Need. In sections 36 to 40 of the National Health Act of 2003, promulgated in May, doctors would require a 'Certificate of Need' for ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:33:45 -0700
Bloom "mischevious": Motsoaledi. Thursday 14 August 2014 20:20. SAPA. Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi says it seems like the DA's health spokesperson is itching for SA to have Ebola. (SABC) ...
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:45:00 -0700
Government will immediately divulge to citizens when the first case of Ebola is detected in South Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday. "We have been inundated with calls after Mr Jack Bloom issued a statement. That statement sent ...
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:56:15 -0700
Mathabatha is said to be unimpressed that Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi will retain their prerogative to appoint executive personnel such as hospital chief executives and other top bureaucrats. The privilege of ...
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