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#SAAIDS2019: MSF achieves 90-90-90 targets in Eshowe

June 12, 2019

A small KwaZulu-Natal town flickers a beam of hope by surpassing goals to test, treat and suppress HIV.

NGO helps children pursue their dreams

May 29, 2019

A Free State organisation is working to create a healthy and safe environment for children throughout the year.

Toxic sludge ‘will kill people’

March 26, 2019

WATER CASE STUDY: Parys residents say their tap water is dirty and stinks like rotten eggs, and experts say it’s because of sewage going into the Vaal River.

New borns and moms photo shoot treat

November 16, 2018

World Prematurity Day has become a hallmark day of celebration at Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital in recent years. This year the institution had more reason to celebrate after overcoming challenges including a strike at the maternity ward in July.

High infant death rate in ‘dysfunctional’ ward

October 26, 2018

The infant mortality rate at the Pelonomi Regional Hospital in Bloemfontein, Free State, is almost three times higher than the national average – and many of these deaths could have been avoided.

Young people turn the tide against depression

October 8, 2018

A 26-year-old man from Botshabelo in the Free State, who has battled through years of deep depression, has decided to start a support group to help others like himself.

Children face hunger as thieves target school feeding programmes

April 16, 2018

In the past few weeks Gauteng schools have been rocked by robberies with thieves targeting computers and food meant for the school nutrition programme.