Too little being done to prevent HIV – SANAC

More people are getting infected with HIV every year than passing matric, and the SA National AIDS Council (SANAC) says progress to reduce new...
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Limpopo concerned about pharmacist shortage

Limpopo’s Department of Health and Social Development is urging students to study pharmacy to address the shortage of professionals hard felt by rural communities....
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Professional bodies silent on Project Coast horrors – researcher

The medical fraternity has taken an albeit belated stand against apartheid's chemical and biological warfare programme with the Health Professional Council of South Africa's...
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Lusikisiki calls for better community safety, post-rape services

As the country celebrates 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, Lusikisiki residents came together to raiser awareness about rape, but argue that safety,...
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Between cancer and cure: Two kilometres and a salary

Two breast cancer survivors are separated by less than two kilometres, but the gap in their access to treatment may be much wider.
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True Life: “I was raped four times”

Mary Mavuso,* 31, has been raped four times in her life. As the world marks the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based...
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Kuruman mourns Sarah Van Wyk

As the world prepares to mark the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, the rural community of Wrenchville outside Kuruman mourns the...
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Northern Cape town celebrates World Food Day

Recently, the residents of Bongani outside the Northern Cape town of Douglas celebrated World Food Day to learn about how to eat better for...
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Community takes trash problem into own hands

Months after Ourhealth reported about longstanding illegal dumping sites flanking schools in Stinkwater outside Pretoria, the community has taken the problem into its own...
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Ekurhuleni partners with NGOs to reach HIV, TB targets

Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality hopes that by partnering with non-governmental organisations (NGOs), it can reach ambitious targets laid out in the country’s national HIV and...
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