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Winter blues for poor families

July 16, 2018

EASTERN CAPE – As winter takes hold and doctors and nurses urge people to stay warm in their homes, difficulties mount for poor people who live in poverty and homelessness.

EC Health cracks down on ambulance attacks

Eastern Cape – The Department of Health – outraged by continuous attacks on ambulances in the province – has come up with a plan to combat the problem.

Blood connects us all – World Blood Donor Day

June 14, 2018
News   OurHealth   Rural Health  

EASTERN CAPE – Every year on June 14 countries around the globe celebrate World Blood Donor Day – an event that serves to thanks voluntary donor for their blood.

EC schools need billions to replace pit latrines

June 7, 2018

More than 3000 schools in the Eastern Cape Province – about 60% of all schools in the province – don’t have proper sanitation.

Hypertension is a silent killer

May 17, 2018
News   OurHealth  

As today sees the marking of World Hypertension Day the aim is to draw public attention to the perils of high pressure and the need for people to get their health checked.

Help for victims of botched circumcisions

February 23, 2018
News   OurHealth  

EASTERN CAPE – A change in approach by the Health Department will see the victims of botched circumcisions performed at initiation schools soon offered surgery to repair the damage done.

Multi million safety project becomes a crime haven

January 12, 2018
News   OurHealth  

A R40-million road upgrade project intended to benefit the people of the Eastern Cape has instead resulted in a massive crime wave in the areas near the N2 highway bridge.