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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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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