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Meet Pelebox – the convenient medicine ‘ATM’

July 15, 2019

To reduce the long hours patients endure to get their medication at clinics, Neo Hutiri has invented the Pelebox – a simple medication-dispensing solution.

Rooibos tea can’t replace baby formula, experts warn

July 11, 2019

While South Africa’s most popular tea is rich in antioxidants, it’s not suitable for babies. But struggling mothers often replace breast milk or formula for rooibos and water.

Breast milk reserves in danger of running out

July 10, 2019

The South African Breastmilk Reserve is calling for breastmilk donations to replenish its depleting stock.

Tackling abortion stigma in Tembisa

June 26, 2019

Activists say the stigma women face when seeking abortion services at public facilities increases the demand for unsafe abortions.

Bosses urged to support breastfeeding at work

June 19, 2019

Many breastfeeding moms stop breastfeeding their babies when they go back to work because their workplace environments aren’t conducive to expressing milk.

From the farm to the table

June 18, 2019

An organic farmer has started a farming movement in Soweto townships that support 5 000 children from 12 schools, 80 pensioners and other people from the community.

New TB drug reduces treatment time

May 14, 2019

A major shot in the arm is set to boost South Africa’s fight against tuberculosis.