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Baby snatch attempt sparks hospital security upgrades

November 2, 2018
News  

DURBAN – Security has been upgraded at Addington Hospital after two unknown men posing as Home Affairs officials gained access to the maternity section last month.

Wild mushrooms a ‘silent killer’

September 19, 2018
News   OurHealth  

KWA-ZULU NATAL – Wild fruit and vegetables are highly consumed in rural areas and are rich in micronutrients and antioxidants – but they can also be deadly.

Calls for more foetal alcohol syndrome awareness

September 5, 2018
OurHealth  

South Africa, which has the world’s highest prevalence of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), is joining other countries to create awareness of the disorder on 9 September – International FASD day.

Toilet stench headache for KwaMashu residents

September 4, 2018
OurHealth  

KWAZULU NATAL – Residents of Bester in KwaMashu north of Durban have been living with the overwhelming stench of overflowing toilets in the area for many years – and the situation is becoming worse.

KZN man opens a traditional hospital

June 28, 2018
OurHealth   Traditional Medicine  

KWAZULU-NATAL – A traditional healer from Ingwavuma north of KZN has made history by forming a private hospital in Bhambanana area at Mhlabuyalingana.

Patients turned away due to staff shortages

June 20, 2018
News  

KWA ZULU-NATAL – Patients visiting Waterfall Clinic west of Durban have, for the past few weeks, been turned back home without receiving treatment due to a shortage of staff at the clinic.

Red Ribbon campaign for World Aids Day awareness

December 1, 2017
News  

KWA-ZULU NATAL – The Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust (HACT), a non-profit organisation based in the Valley of 1000 Hills outer west of Durban, has started a Red Ribbon Fridays campaign to raise awareness of HIV and Aids as well as educate people about the disease.