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Improve sexual health services, urges TAC

July 8, 2019
News  

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says the scarcity of abortion services in public healthcare institutions violates Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

‘Parents live in fear of drug-addicted children’

July 3, 2019
News  

William Sehata managed to turn his life around after abusing drugs and alcohol from a young age. Today, he helps children and parents who are going through the same problem.

Patients brave the cold to get on Phelophepa

July 2, 2019
OurHealth  

Despite being in the midst of winter, desperate patients in Tzaneen have resorted to sleeping at the station so they can see professionals on the Phelophepa Healthcare Train.

Medication deficit hits Limpopo

July 1, 2019
OurHealth  

There is a shortfall of ferrous sulphate in public hospitals in Limpopo. It is used as a pre-labour treatment measure so that haemorrhaging (excessive bleeding) isn’t as fatal to women during childbirth.

Health MEC blames treasury for Limpopo staff shortage

June 25, 2019
OurHealth  

Limpopo’s MEC for Health has called the shortage of hospital personnel a crisis. Kgapane Hospital sometimes gets midwives from nearby clinics to fill in those gaps.

Country’s worst clinic set to get a facelift

June 6, 2019
OurHealth  

South Africa’s ‘worst clinic’ which has never undergone renovations its 25-year existence is set to go through refurbishment.

Suppliers blamed for drug shortages

May 29, 2019
OurHealth  

Limpopo health facilities are experiencing a shortage of drugs for patients with arthritis – but the province’s Department of Health says its suppliers are at fault.