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Limpopo gogos ditch traditional beer for football

January 16, 2019
OurHealth  

Gogos in Mpheni Village say they suffer from sore joints and chronic illnesses because they don’t get enough exercise or do enough hobbies. But days of sitting at home drinking traditional beer are over after football for the elderly in the village was launched.

Efforts to contain foot and mouth outbreak

January 15, 2019
OurHealth  

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has confirmed that it has put control measures in place to curb the spread of foot and mouth disease in Limpopo.

Benefits of early child development programmes

January 11, 2019
OurHealth  

Early childhood development will greatly benefit the country. This is according to Limpopo Department of Social Development MEC Mapula Mokaba-Phukwana, who says ECD helps to promote the development of children’s social skills, intelligence, language and creativity.

State patients ditch surgery waiting list thanks to Mediclinic Limpopo

December 14, 2018
News  

A collaboration between the Limpopo Department of Health and a private hospital has seen many patients waiting for surgery at state facilities receive their operations through a pro bono agreement.

Rape of disabled teen uncovered after four years

December 12, 2018
OurHealth   Sexual Violence   Survivor Stories  

LIMPOPO – A 47-year-old mentally disabled man accused of raping an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman four years ago has been released on bail ahead of his next court appearance in January.

Rural filmmaker breaks infertility silence

November 28, 2018
OurHealth  

Infertility is seldom talked about in rural communities but award-winning filmmaker Molatelo Maenetja has made a film, When Babies Don’t Come, to break the stigma surrounding the issue.

Crime syndicate targets Limpopo hospitals

November 26, 2018
OurHealth  

A criminal syndicate seems to be targeting Limpopo hospitals after two armed robberies within 24 hours at doctors’ residences.