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When a child becomes a parent

September 7, 2018

When I was 14 I got involved with a boy who was four years older than me. At that time I knew very little about dating and sex because my parents did not talk to me about such things.

Rural young men use muti to treat STIs

EASTERN CAPE – Most young men in Flagstaff at Ingquza Hill believe that traditional medicine as is the best treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

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.