Women alleges hospital amputated leg by mistake

When Leah Khumalo arrived at Chris Hani-Baragwanath Hospital, she says she thought she was due for a routine scan to discover the cause of...
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Community unites to provide poor pensioner with toilet

Dorah Marothodi, her daughter and four grandchildren live off social grants. Recently, Soshanguve good Samaritans gave the Marothodi family something to smile about after...
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Policy: National Mental Health Policy Framework and Strategic Plan 2013-2020

This 62-page documents is the country's first officially endorsed national mental health policy.
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Better data unearths more TB cases than previously thought

Better data has revealed more than half a million more tuberculosis (TB) cases than previously thought, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report...
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Regional HIV activists laud the TAC

As the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) continues an international fundraising campaign in response to a financial crisis, HIV activists have hailed the AIDS lobby...
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Childhood depression going undiagnosed

No one expects children to be depressed, but what we do not expect, we do not catch, says the South African Depression and Group...
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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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