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Medicine shortages fuel shock malaria outbreak

May 12, 2017

Medicine shortages and the weather are to blame for the recent spike in malaria cases and resulting crisis.

Limpopo woman gives birth on the street

May 3, 2017
News   OurHealth   Rural Health  

A pregnant woman, who was sent home after arriving at her local clinic with severe abdominal pains, gave birth to a healthy baby girl in the street a short while later.

Clinic goes for 4 months without water

March 29, 2017
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Lesedi Clinic in Lephapane, outside Tzaneen in the Mopani District has gone without water for four months after the water supply was found to be infested with bacteria. Mogale Mojela reports that the water has been switched off altogether.

HPCSA urges residents to report misconduct

March 14, 2017

Patients who are badly treated at Limpopo hospitals are failing to report negligence or misconduct, prompting the Health Professions Council of South Africa to launch an awareness campaign to inform people of their rights, Mogale Mojela writes.