Awards recognise leaders among men who have sex with men

Mpumalanga’s Gert Sibande District recently recognised 24 leaders from the local community of men who have sex with men (MSM) for making a difference...
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Controversial policy to regulate doctors on hold

The Department of Health has decided to shelve plans to regulate where doctors could practice – at least temporarily.
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Reading, writing & trauma in the labour ward

Our doctor-turned-blogger continues her rural awakening as she is confronted by illiteracy and mother-to-child HIV transmission on a long night shift in the wards.
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No need to panic about Ebola, says Minister

As deadly Ebola sweeps through West Africa, SA's Health Minister says the county's surveillance system is primed to detect any cases
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Speeches: Gauteng, Western Cape provincial health budgets

Selected health budget vote speeches from Gauteng, the Western Cape and North West provinces.
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Botched circumcision fears prompt men to opt for clinics

In Soshanguve, reports of deaths and botched traditional circumcisions are leading some boys to opt for medical male circumcisions instead.
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Evicted residents still without services two years later

In 2012, Jouberton residents were evicted from what was allegedly municipal land. Two years, more than 500 households share just three water taps.
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Sex workers demand representation on district AIDS council

Sex workers are asking for representation on the Northern Cape’s John Taolo Gaetsewe District AIDS Council as sex work soars in local mining community.
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Man sent from pillar to post for mystery condition

Ntodeni Kwinda says he has been sent from one health facility to another but no one can say why his cheek has continued to...
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Early treatment credited with curing baby of TB

Earlier this year, OurHealth brought you the story of 7-month-old Kgaogelo who had been diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB). Now, her mother credits early treatment...
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