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Join our exciting OurHealth citizen journalism programme!

July 18, 2019

Health-e News is looking for dynamic people to be part of their citizen journalism programme.

Sugary drinks: The tax, declining sales & new research

July 15, 2019

What will it take for South Africans to stop drinking sugar-added beverages which are proven to be bad for their health? Emerging financial data points to the sugary drinks tax.

Citizen Journalism: A guide to doing it right

July 4, 2019

Health-e’s flagship citizen journalism programme is a ground-breaking model. The manual will equip aspiring citizen journalists to tell compelling health stories.

Limpopo health department lets go of 540 bursary holders

June 25, 2019
Opinion & Commentary  

While the health department has less than half of the personnel it requires to function effectively, activists argue it’s people who will suffer the most from these cuts.

#SAAIDS2019: 3 things to know about the ECHO study

June 13, 2019

Uncertainty is put to rest but study highlights need to step up HIV prevention efforts in high-burden countries — particularly for young women.

Obesity on the rise in rural communities

May 15, 2019

Obesity rates continue to soar but people in rural areas are most at risk, say experts.

Condemned beds at Bara Hospital ‘unsafe for patients’

May 6, 2019

According to the Gauteng health department, incidents of patients falls have significantly decreased since the steel beds were replaced.