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VIDEO: Rural gogos left stranded by ambulances

June 21, 2017
Multimedia  

Health-e reported on medical neglect in the Eastern Cape nearly two years ago. Rural grandmothers say little has changed.

VIDEO: A balanced diet in an unequal society

Many South Africans don’t earn enough to afford healthy foods and end up with ‘lifestyle’ diseases like diabetes. Noma-Afrika is a domestic worker whose story illustrates that inequality permeates our diets too.

No time for emergencies

May 8, 2017
Multimedia   Stockouts   Video  

SA’s grandmothers are breadwinners in their old age, and their inability to access decent healthcare quickly impacts on their children, grandchildren and their entire communities.

VIDEO: Teens battle drug-resistant TB

March 29, 2017
Multimedia  

Around 32,000 children are infected with MDR-TB (multi-drug resistant tuberculosis) every year.

Educational inclusion for children with Down Syndrome

March 23, 2017
Multimedia   News  

Tuesday was Human Rights Day in South Africa, but it was also World Down Syndrome Day, a day to celebrate the individuals and families fighting for inclusion of their children and loved ones.

Play used to boost kids’ learning skills

December 28, 2016
Children's Health   Multimedia  

Eastern Cape children between the ages of three and six are set to be the first South African children to benefit from a new learning-through-play initiative set to teach them new skills and ways of learning.

Video: Is it time to cut out sugary drinks?

Is being hospitalised enough motivation to implement tough lifestyle changes – starting with going cold turkey on sugary drinks? We bring you the story of one man who is on the brink of this decision, while his state of health hangs in the balance.