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Meet Pelebox – the convenient medicine ‘ATM’

July 15, 2019
OurHealth  

To reduce the long hours patients endure to get their medication at clinics, Neo Hutiri has invented the Pelebox – a simple medication-dispensing solution.

Parents share what’s in their kids’ skhafthin

July 12, 2019
OurHealth  

Back to school means back to making daily lunches for your kids. But is it easy for parents to keep it healthy?

Rooibos tea can’t replace baby formula, experts warn

July 11, 2019
OurHealth  

While South Africa’s most popular tea is rich in antioxidants, it’s not suitable for babies. But struggling mothers often replace breast milk or formula for rooibos and water.

Breast milk reserves in danger of running out

July 10, 2019
OurHealth  

The South African Breastmilk Reserve is calling for breastmilk donations to replenish its depleting stock.

ARV shortage threatens children’s lives

July 9, 2019
OurHealth  

Parents resort to sharing their HIV treatment with their children as confusion over paediatric stockouts continue.

Citizen Journalism: A guide to doing it right

July 4, 2019
OurHealth  

Health-e’s flagship citizen journalism programme is a ground-breaking model. The manual will equip aspiring citizen journalists to tell compelling health stories.

Patients brave the cold to get on Phelophepa

July 2, 2019
OurHealth  

Despite being in the midst of winter, desperate patients in Tzaneen have resorted to sleeping at the station so they can see professionals on the Phelophepa Healthcare Train.