No reason to skip a dose

HIV and tuberculosis remain leading causes of death in South Africa. Now, Anova Health Institute’s Dr Khanyi Tshabalala responds to the top five reasons...
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Multinational pharmaceutical companies push back on new patent policy

As extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) patients beg for a new patent policy to allow them affordable treatment, multinational pharmaceutical companies have objected to some...
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Tshwane community ponders 24-hour clinic

Soshanguve residents outside Pretoria are demanding a local clinic expand its services and operate 24 hours a day to meet the community’s need.
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Family blames themselves, hospital for deadly delay

Shortly after being diagnosed with cervical cancer, an elderly Tshwane woman has lost her fight with the disease – and left her family blaming...
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Deaf school allegedly turns away speech-impaired child

Nokuthula Mthinsilane, 7, was born unable to speak. Now, her parents are battling to get her into school and the education she deserves.
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KZN patients travel farther for better care

The communities of Mafunze and Maswazini say they would ranther pay more to travel to a nearby clinic than use the one in nearest...
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Family lives side-by-side with raw sewage for years

Members of the Chaba family have become prisoners in their own home - trapped by years of raw sewage collecting in their East Rand...
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Database: WHO MiNDbank

This World Health Organisation (WHO) database includes national policy documents on topics such as mental health, disability and substance abuse from countries around the...
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Tshwane women sound off on new contraceptive

OurHealth talks to two Tshwane women about what they love and hate about the country’s newest birth control option.
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EMS strike leaves Tshwane patients stranded

When Nomhle Matshaya tried to call an ambulance for a sick patient this week, she was on hold for one hour and 15 minutes...
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