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Small changes in diet make a big difference

February 15, 2019
News  

A lot of South African adults are so physically inactive that they are at risk of getting sick as a result of not exercising.

Half of birth defects are preventable

January 31, 2019
OurHealth  

It is believed that more than half of all birth defects can be prevented or treated, despite statistics showing that birth defects are the third highest cause of early deaths in the Western Cape.

Hawkers store food in public toilets

December 10, 2018
News  

Free State – Unfulfilled promises to provide the hawkers of Thaba Nchu with proper trading stalls has resulted in people having to store their food in public toilets overnight.

World Aids Day: Still a need to increase awareness

December 1, 2018
AIDS 2018   OurHealth  

As the globe marks World Aids Day on December 1, the call has again gone out for people to join the fight against HIV and Aids, with the event being used as an opportunity to educate people and to remember those who have passed away.

Violence ruins lives: Villagers take action

November 26, 2018
OurHealth  

EASTERN CAPE – Ahead of the annual marking of 16 Days of Activism for no violence against Women and Children, rural villagers have taken to the streets to speak out.

Parents building school toilets for their kids

November 19, 2018
News  

The ongoing challenge of pit toilets at schools is continuing, with the situation in the Eastern Cape become so dire that parents have taken to actually building toilets themselves.

Young people shun contraceptives

September 27, 2018
OurHealth  

EASTERN CAPE – Despite ongoing campaigns and intervention programmes promoting safe sex, contraceptive use remains a controversial issue for South African youth.