Malaria reported in Limpopo

Gundani about 150 kms west of Louis Trichardt is seeing an increase in malaria cases after initial reports this winter, according to health workers...
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Mpumalanga residents welcome water intervention

Residents of Emadamini Extension 6 in Ermelo say faulty sewers have finally been repaired following a visit by local Democratic Alliance (DA) representatives.
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Limpopo women get moving for better health

More than 300 from Limpopo’s Vhembe District recently got walking for better health.
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Presentation: NHI Sneak Preview – From Green to White Paper (2013)

In this 2013 presentation, the Department of Health outlines legislative, governance and institutional reforms accompanying the National Health Insurance (NHI) as well as timeframes.
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Nyaope tearing Tshwane families apart while rehab centres are scarce

Community leaders say nyaope is tearing Tshwane communities apart while there are too few rehabilitation centres to help people who use the drug.
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Treatment Action Campaign marches on Mpumalanga clinic

AIDS lobby the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) recently marched to one Mpumalanga clinic to demand improved service delivery and a stop to medicine stock...
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Donald Fraser Hospital goes a week without water

Donald Fraser Hospital recently went a without running water for a week after a pipe burst.
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New Soweto hospital accused of turning patients away

Patients have accused Soweto’s newly opened Zola-Jabulani Hospital of turning patients away who do not meet “emergency” criteria.
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Condoms still mistaken for arthritis cure, say health workers

Almost a year after South African media reported that the elderly were using condom lubrication for arthritis relief, Northern Cape health workers continue to...
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Stark differences in cancer screening for young, old women

While the Department of Health gears up for the next phase of its vaccine campaign to prevent cervical cancer in young girls, older South...
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