Cancer and Tobacco Control
WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY: Although government’s new anti-smoking Bill aims to regulate e-cigarettes, this does not mean that they will be treated the same as regular cigarettes, says Department of Health spokesperson Foster Mohale.
Addiction & Rehabilitation Cancer and Tobacco Control Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Activists say our anti-tobacco policies have gone “stale” calling for stronger regulations including health warnings in the form of graphic pictures.
As school health teams get underway with the country’s third annual human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination drive, Northern Cape public meetings aim to convince skeptical caregivers that the jab may be the best shot young girls have at preventing cervical cancer.
Two types of conditions can spell death in South Africa’s rural areas, and I just diagnosed a patient with one of them, writes a rural doctor in the latest installment of our Rural Reflections blog.