There are no state-funded facilities for people living with incurable TB to spend the rest of their lives safely.
Teens with drug-resistant TB struggle to navigate years of treatment, school and the general pressures of adolescence.
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.
It’s marula season, heralding a time of mass consumption of marula beer – a natural brew the men of rural Limpopo believe is the answer to erectile dysfunction.
An Alexandra woman, who survives on social grants and is constant pain after contracting elephantiasis in her left leg, is too poor to get the treatment she needs for her condition.
MPUMALANGA – Human Rights Day was commemorated at the Mkhondo Rugby Stadium in Piet Retief on Tuesday, with many gifts being handed out including the title deeds to 759 RDP houses.
The community of Diepsloot – a densely populated township in northern Johannesburg – is battling against a shortage of clinics and ambulances that serve the area.
The future looks bright for the dilapidated Hlalelani Primary School in Limpopo’s Watervaal area after 28 brand new toilets were built for the learners.
Staff at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital are extremely concerned by the poor condition of some parts of the facility – believing lives are in jeopardy.
The US Gag Rule, reintroduced in January, is likely to mean that many more women in the most vulnerable parts of the world, will continue to die from unsafe abortions.