Mpumalanga looks to strengthen health services through private-public partnerships

Eskom recently donated the first of two buses to be used to expand the school health programme in Mpumalanga. Now, the province may also...
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School-based HPV vaccination campaign wraps up

As a school campaign to inoculate girls against one of the leading causes of cervical cancer wraps in the Northern Cape’s Siyancuma Local Municipality,...
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The next wave of prevention: Ring-fencing HIV

A range of new products, including vaginal rings and antiretroviral (ARV) injections, may soon be on offer to prevent HIV.
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New barometer reveals the haves and the have nots

Life is hardest for people living in the Eastern Cape’s Alfred Nzo district, where fewer than six out of 100 households have inside taps.
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Experts mull ways to fund, manage National Health Insurance

The National Health Insurance (NHI) is likely to revolutionise health funding. This could include new, business-like approaches to health and new roles for medical...
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Report: South African Health Review 2013-14

Released annually by the Health Systems Trust, the South African Health Review is comprised of 17 chapters on topical health issues.
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Report: District Health Barometer 2013-14

Released annually by the Health Systems Trust, the District Health Barometer compiles information from the District Health Information System, the electronic tuberculosis (TB) register...
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Massive HIV vaccine trial possible in SA soon

The only HIV vaccine in the world that worked slightly in Thailand also seems to work on South Africans.
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Complaints about Tshwane hospital persist

More than a month after OurHealth first reported on long wait times at Tshwane District Hospital, patients allege that the problem persists.
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You’re never too young for a stroke

More people in their 20s and 30s are suffering strokes, which can affect even children and babies, warns the Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF)....
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