A 34-year-old Soweto woman, who contracted a rare and debilitating illness two years ago, has chosen to be upbeat about her experience and wants to raise awareness of the condition.
Rheumatic heart disease week is marked from 4 to 10 August. Read about one boy’s battle with this disease.
To commemorate Youth Month in June, Health-e News is broadcasting a five-part adolescent health series on Morning Live (SABC 2). This insert – the second in the series – follows Mduduzi Nkosi, a youth who suffers from brittle bones disease.
Diseases and Disorders Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) Science; Research & Innovations
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the Gates Foundation has helped to vaccinate half-a-billion children worldwide and made a massive contribution to global health.