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Girl dies while nurses try to find a bed

Bethlehem ‘€“ A 5-year-old girl died in the casualty ward at Phekolong Hospital in Bethlehem this week while nurses scurried around trying to find a bed for her in the casualty ward.

Water restored to Matavhela and Mufulwi

Vhembe – Villagers from Matavhela and Mufulwi have had their tap water supplies restored after alerting OurHealth that they had to rely on unsafe rain and river water.

Qaukeni district clinics and hospitals in distress

Lusikisiki- Twelve clinics and two hospitals that fall under the Qaukeni local district are continuing to experience critical drug shortages and stock outs.

Long walk to health

November 15, 2012
HIV and AIDS   HIV Treatment   OurHealth   Tuberculosis (TB)  

Lusikisiki ‘€“ This week Mtshana Mvlisi spoke to Nonyameko Ntiyo about her long and at times difficult journey back to health.

World Stroke Day celebration in Tshwane

OurHealth: Tshwane ‘€“ The provincial Department of Health in Gauteng recently celebrated World Stroke Day at the KT Motubatse Centre in the township of Soshanguve, in Tshwane, Gauteng.

Thugs target those crossing Zim border

November 8, 2012
OurHealth  

OurHealth: Vhembe – Three out of 10 Zimbabwean women are gang-raped when they try to cross the border through the Limpopo River to South Africa, according to a church leader who runs two shelters in Mussina.

Vhembe clinic drug supplies run dry

November 8, 2012
OurHealth   Pharmaceutical Drugs  

OurHealth: Vhembe ‘€“ Two local clinics are experiencing critical drug shortages, with both reporting that they are at times only able to dispense Panado.