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Limpopo medicine stock out resolved

November 23, 2012
OurHealth  

Vhembe – Health care workers in Vhembe this week breathed a sigh of relief after medicine stocks were replenished. Two weeks ago OurHealth reported that two clinics in this area of Limpopo faced major medicine shortages.

Free State hospital pharmacy wins national award

November 23, 2012
OurHealth  

Bethlehem ‘€“ The Dihlabeng Regional Hospital (DRH) Pharmacy in Bethlehem, in the Free State, was lauded at the 10th Annual National Centre for Public Service Innovation Awards that recently took place at Emperor’s Palace Casino in Johannesburg.

Diagnostic machine a boon for TB patients

November 23, 2012
OurHealth  

Lusikisiki ‘€“ Advocacy drives by civil society organisations such as the Treatment Action Campaign are bringing about positive change in this Eastern Cape community.

Tshwane men queuing for medical circumcision

November 22, 2012
OurHealth  

Soshanguve ‘€“ A drive by civil society organisations to promote male medical circumcision have seen more men and boys over the age of 12 reporting to the local KT Motubatsi clinic for this procedure.

Centre a lifeline for Mpophomeni community

November 22, 2012
OurHealth  

Mpophomeni ‘€“ In 2000 the Ethembeni Care Centre was established by Dr Rouen Bruni who, along with about 10 home-based caregivers, provided medical assistance to people in the community, distributed food parcels and also comforted patients through prayer.

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.