Patients protest poor service at Daveyton clinic after man dies in queue

About 100 protestors took to the streets yesterday to demand the expansion of Daveyton Main Clinic and an end to recurring HIV drug stock...
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Everyday is Mandela Day

With a name like “Nurse,” Nurse Simelane seems destined to make a difference in the lives of others. OurHealth spoke to Simelane and her...
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Limpopo clinic patients give back for Mandela Day

Patients of Limpopo’s Matavhela Clinic spent their Mandela Day giving back to their local clinic and they did not stop there.
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Poor conditions behind hospital’s manicured façade

Behind well-kept gardens, Limpopo’s Donald Fraser Hospital is hiding serious neglect, alledge patients.
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Lifelong ARVs for pregnant women, says Health Minister

All pregnant, HIV positive women will go onto lifelong antiretroviral treatment from January, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced in his health budget vote...
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A family’s cycle of sex work

Sex work helped Zanele Ndlovu* to buy a house – and put herself and her daughter through school but the daughter of a sex...
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Speech: Health Budget Vote 2014/15

Speech delivered by South African Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in parliament on 23 July in which he announces the country will move to...
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Motherhood myths

Our rural doctor reflects on the traditions of motherhood and a colleague confirms her worst fears about one young patient.
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AIDS still extracting a deadly price, but SA is making progress

South Africa has more AIDS-related deaths than any country in the world, but deaths of young children have decreased more than ten-fold in the...
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First lady puts women’s cancer on Zuma’s agenda

South African first lady, Thobeka Madiba-Zuma, admitted to even using “pillow talk” with her influential husband to help women's cancers on national and international...
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