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Teen pregnancy and HIV infections plague Vhembe

October 19, 2018       OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Newly released statistics from rural clinics outside of Thohoyandou show that children as young as nine are falling pregnant or acquiring HIV infections.

Teen moms are not all the same!

October 19, 2018
Children's Health  

Author Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie in a TED talk spoke of the danger of a single story. She recounted a story of her “house man” Fide, who her mother said was poverty-stricken. By Beth Amato.

The unbearable pain of losing a baby

October 19, 2018
OurHealth  

NORTHERN CAPE – Women who have suffered miscarriages, stillbirths or are forced to undergo a pregnancy termination for medical reasons agree that the pain of losing an unborn child is unbearable.

#OmotosoTrial: We are all Peter Daubermann

October 19, 2018
Opinion & Commentary  

Ever wondered why many survivors don’t talk about their sexual violence experiences? Watching Cheryl Zondi on the stand is all the answer you need.

Patients’ files dumped in abandoned building

October 18, 2018
OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Tons of boxes of patients’ files have been dumped in an old building which used to be the Nkhensani Hospital in Giyani.

Beauty contest for disabled rural women a hit

October 18, 2018
OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – As results of a huge number of participants and attendance drawn by a beauty contest staged to empower and uplift rural women living with various disabilities, the organisers have promised to make the contest an annual event.

Healthy lunch boxes part of fight against obesity

October 18, 2018
News  

The number of South African children who are overweight or obesity is on the increase. Professor Salome Kruger of the Nutrition Centre of Excellence at the University of North West believes work needs to be done to combat this problem in school-going children.

Madala keeps fit at 64

October 17, 2018
OurHealth  

Years after retiring from boxing, Seabelo “HappyBoy” Rapulana (64) continues to keep fit.