South Africa is one of seven countries responsible for the majority of the world’s tuberculosis (TB) burden, according to the 2017 Global TB Report published last month. The goal, set by the World Health Assembly, to effectively end TB by 2035 will not be met unless the country meets its own targets.
LIMPOPO – When Lydia Komape (27) even hears the name ‘Michael’ she experiences a surge of anger and sadness as it reminds her of her little brother who died at school when the pit toilet he was using collapsed, causing him to drown in faeces.
The Healthy Living Alliance (Heala) took to the Rosebank streets on Tuesday, using World Diabetes Day as a significant time to protest against sugary drinks outside Coca-Cola’s new local headquarters.
LIMPOPO – More than a hundred residents gathered outside the Polokwane High Court on Monday morning to show their support of the family of six-year-old Michael Komape who are suing the Department of Education for the poor sanitation which lead to his death in 2014.