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‘TAC protected the man who sexually harassed me’

July 19th, 2019       News  

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
News  

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
News  

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

Tutu Truck – Get a haircut after HIV test

July 17, 2019
News  

Some men say they avoid health checks because they’re ‘female-centric and uninviting’. The newly-launched Amajita Tutu Truck seeks to change that.

Meet Pelebox – the convenient medicine ‘ATM’

July 15, 2019
OurHealth  

To reduce the long hours patients endure to get their medication at clinics, Neo Hutiri has invented the Pelebox – a simple medication-dispensing solution.

Sugary drinks: The tax, declining sales & new research

July 15, 2019
News  

What will it take for South Africans to stop drinking sugar-added beverages which are proven to be bad for their health? Emerging financial data points to the sugary drinks tax.

Parents share what’s in their kids’ skhafthin

July 12, 2019
OurHealth  

Back to school means back to making daily lunches for your kids. But is it easy for parents to keep it healthy?

Rooibos tea can’t replace baby formula, experts warn

July 11, 2019
OurHealth  

While South Africa’s most popular tea is rich in antioxidants, it’s not suitable for babies. But struggling mothers often replace breast milk or formula for rooibos and water.