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Women activists say the TAC’s time is up

July 23rd, 2019       News  

A group of South African women activists has publicly condemned the Treatment Action Campaign’s handling of a sexual harassment case where a senior staff member was found guilty.

#IAS2019: High HIV & STI rates in ECHO analyses

July 23, 2019
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New data from the study highlights the need for South Africa to step up HIV prevention for young women.

#IAS2019: WHO gives blockbuster HIV drug the green light

July 23, 2019
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Dolutegravir has been approved as a first-line and second-line treatment for women of childbearing age.

HEALA: Food industry behaviour is anti-poor

July 22, 2019
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PepsiCo’s announcement that it’s going to buy Pioneer Foods shows that South Africa is very far from winning the war on improving access to healthier foods for poor people.

Limpopo-based NGO creates affordable, washable sanitary towels

July 22, 2019
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Despite sanitary pads being exempt from value-added tax, they remain unaffordable to many. This newly developed, reusable and washable sanitary towel aims to change that.

‘TAC protected the man who sexually harassed me’

July 19, 2019
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One of the country’s most influential civil society organisations and its leaders may have flouted justice to protect a close ally, according to the woman who dared to speak up about her sexual harassment.

SA faces child heart surgery backlog crisis

July 18, 2019
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There are huge bottlenecks for paediatric heart surgeries in South Africa, putting the lives of children born with a congenital heart condition in danger.

Join our exciting OurHealth citizen journalism programme!

July 18, 2019
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Health-e News is looking for dynamic people to be part of their citizen journalism programme.