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Slow progress on E Cape clinic

January 17, 2013
OurHealth   Public Health & Health Systems  

Lusikisiki. ‘€“ The Eastern Cape Provincial Department of Health has not delivered on their promise of a new, fully-functional Village Clinic to replace the previous one that had to close down after the department failed to pay rent for the premises.

OurHealth article leads to TV programme

January 14, 2013

Bethlehem. ‘€“ The SABC 1 TV programme, Siyanqoba Beat It, in December filmed the Mphohadi Lunceon Club after reading about this group of active seniors in an OurHealth article published in October.

Children learn about human trafficking

January 14, 2013

Vhembe. ‘€“ Children from this Limpopo community were taught about the dangers of human trafficking during an activity day at the Matavhela Clinic in December. About 300 children, home-based carers, clinic staff and community members attended the event.

Home-based carer saves patient’€™s life

January 14, 2013

Vhembe. ‘€“ Quick thinking by a home-based carer saved the life of a sick man from the Mafukani Village in Limpopo.

Youth health issues under the spotlight

January 11, 2013

Bloemfontein. ‘€“ In December last year, a National Youth Camp was hosted here by the Department of Social Development to get young people talking about the health and social issues they face, and to help them find solutions to these challenges.

Free State clinic manager celebrates 20 years in nursing profession

January 10, 2013
Nursing   OurHealth  

Bethlehem. – Lindi Twala, manager of the Bohlokong Clinic in Bethlehem, in the Free State, recently celebrates 20 years in the nursing profession.

Babies can be born free of mom’€™s HIV

OR Tambo. ‘€“ Many challenges prevent pregnant women from accessing Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) services despite a strong HIV management programme in the area.