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MULTIMEDIA: From blesser to sex trafficker

September 20, 2017       Multimedia   News  

Activists warn against the normalisation of the sugar daddy or blesser culture, where girls are lured into sex in exchange for material goods, bringing them closer to trafficking.

Prophet accused of rape gets bail

September 20, 2017
OurHealth   Rural Health   Sexual Violence  

LIMPOPO – Pastor Confidence Monyela (32), accused of raping young girls in one-on-one prayer sessions, was granted R12 000 bail by the Lenyenye Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

Young, pregnant and abandoned by the system

September 19, 2017
News  

There is little support for young, vulnerable pregnant women – and this is fuelling the high number of abandoned and orphaned babies. HEALTH-E’s UFRIEDA HO reports.

Women use gardening to fight malnutrition in their village

September 19, 2017
News  

The Bomme Ke Nako food garden project is situated 55 kilometres outside Kuruman in a village called Vergenoeg.

“Rapidly” increasing life expectancy but disease threatens progress

September 15, 2017
News  

The latest Global Burden of Disease study data shows that South Africa continues to battle with HIV, road injuries and violence as well as diseases related to obesity.

Today marks first ever World Lymphoma Day

September 15, 2017
News  

Today marks World Lymphoma Day and it is for the first time that it will be a globally-branded event launched by Campaign for Cancer

Financial problems hits Gauteng Health Department

September 14, 2017
News  

Telephone lines to the Gauteng Health Department’s Head Office have been cut because Telkom has not been paid.

Plan to tackle heart attacks, strokes to save 100-million lives

September 13, 2017
News  

Global control of blood pressure, salt reduction and artificial trans fats elimination could save 100 million lives.