LIMPOPO – The recent rise in drug abuse amongst youth in Vhembe district, and a lack of facilities to assist those who are addicted and wants to quit is the main cause behind high rates of rapes, robberies and school drop-outs.
Staff shortages at clinics in Alexandra, social workers brought in for extra help and drug rehabilitation centres at some clinics – these are amongst the plans and improvements for state health institutions in Johannesburg.
Addiction & Rehabilitation Cancer and Tobacco Control Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Activists say our anti-tobacco policies have gone “stale” calling for stronger regulations including health warnings in the form of graphic pictures.
WHILE eating soil has become an addiction for many African women in KwaZulu Natal, and other provinces around South Africa – it is a health issue triggered by iron and mineral deficiencies and can be treated.