About six more former Life Esidimeni patients have died since the Ombudsman’s investigation but none passed on in the same “inhumane, negligent and unacceptable conditions”.
The water stricken villagers of Ha-Mabila, outside of Tshilamba in Limpopo are set to benefit from boreholes which are drilled at a local school.
NORTHERN CAPE – Nurses in the public health sector, faced with extreme situations beyond their control every day, are in need of counselling and debriefing sessions that are no longer provided for them.
KWA-ZULU NATAL – The unaffordable cost of traveling to her local clinic almost 20km away led to a 59-year-old woman defaulting on her medication and ultimately dying.
An inspection report of over 600 public health facilities makes grim reading – both because many facilities have deep-rooted problems and because the report is riddled with mistakes
After a four-year long struggle to receive a child grant for her son, a disabled mother in rural Limpopo has finally been paid something.
LIMPOPO – The renovation of the Waterval Stadium, near Elim Hospital has brought hope and happiness to the residents as they will now have a proper place to exercise.
Men who have sex with men (MSM) in Africa are twice as likely as the general population to be HIV positive, mostly because their health needs are not being met by clinics.
South Africa’s guide to addressing HIV and TB for the next five years does not have the support of key activists, who are also critical about how the plan was drawn up.
The recent introduction of a youth-friendly service at Masakhane Clinic in Alexandra township has been heralded by many young people as a move that will encourage them to access public health care more often and easily.