LIMPOPO – The Vhembe District Office of the Department of Health has undertaken to repair damaged toilets at Sibasa Clinic in Makwarela outside Thohoyandou following several complaints made by patients.
Sub-Saharan Africa has made the most progress against HIV, cutting the rate of new infections by 30% in the past seven years in contrast to the global average of 18%.
Over the past five years, SA has cut its rate of new HIV infections by 44%, but young people are still at risk, according to theSouth African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey of 2017.
Kenyan youth are being trafficked, largely to Qatar, under false promises of job opportunities. A grassroots youth group in Mathare is coming together to find alternatives.
Despite having undergone the amputation of half of her right foot three years ago due to diabetes, Morongwa Tsatsi (65) of Alexandra township still battles to follow the healthy diet required for her condition.