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Making farming fashionable for health

March 20, 2019
OurHealth  

An entrepreneurial Limpopo farmer has a fresh solution to many of South Africa’s problems: to instil a culture of eating fruit and vegetables, especially among youth in rural areas

New students reluctant to test for HIV

March 19, 2019
OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Only a handful of new students at Vhembe TVET College’s Makwarela campus rolled up their sleeves for an HIV test, and the head of the campus clinic is concerned.

Neglected clinic’s unbearable stench

March 15, 2019
OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – A water crisis, piles of stinking garbage and a shortage of HIV tests are the triple challenges staff and patients at the Sibasa Clinic in Makwarela, outside Thohoyandou, deal with daily.

Surviving stigma against all odds

March 13, 2019
OurHealth  

MPUMALANGA – Traditional medicine, cultural respect, HIV and TB infections are among the many issues that compounded and confused things for a young mother.

Never too old to eat healthily

March 12, 2019
OurHealth  

MPUMALANGA – A rural grandmother who turned to a healthy lifestyle after a massive health scare wants others to follow her lead before it is too late.

HIV stigma: ‘My brother is ashamed to call me his sister’

March 5, 2019
OurHealth  

MPUMALANGA – Thandolwethu Prudence Zitha says cutting all bonds with her family has been a good thing for her, as it has helped her maintain gratitude for her life and enabled her to instead surround herself with people who love her unconditionally.

North West Health suspends four officials

March 1, 2019
OurHealth  

Managers were removed from their positions for allegedly dispensing expired medicine and for failing to pay service providers on time.