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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Life on the street comes home

Thandi* Maringa had returned home after three years of living on the streets. Although she was safely home, she could not outrun the consequences...
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ER visit restores hernia patient’s faith in system

A recent trip to the Dr. George Mukhari Hospital emergency room has restored Kamogelo Dira’s* faith in the public health system.
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Informal settlements crucial to Ekurhuleni HIV response

With more than 100 informal settlements in Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, taking HIV prevention and care into communities is crucial in addressing the metro’s high...
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World has five years to secure victory in HIV fight

The world has five years to increase access to HIV treatment and prevention to end HIV as a global health threat – and prevent...
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Report: Fast-Track – Ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030

Released on 18 November ahead of World AIDS Day, the UNAIDS report outlines new targets for the five-year window UNAIDS says is crucial to...
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Access to cancer treatment – Checkpoint documentary

This Health-e News documentary produced for eNCA's Checkpoint looks at the dire shortage of cancer treatment in South Africa's public sector
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Can diet reverse diabetes?

Anecdotes of people claiming to have reduced or gone off diabetes medication altogether after cutting out carbohydrates have seen fad diets cash in on...
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