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Vhembe clinic thankful for volunteers

February 28, 2013
OurHealth   Women's Health  

VHEMBE. ‘€“ A group of women from this community volunteers their time and services at the local Matavhela Clinic without expecting anything in return.

E Cape police fail rape victim

February 26, 2013
OurHealth  

LUSIKISIKI. ‘€“ The community of the Eastern Cape village is rallying behind a rape survivor whose case is only being heard in court this month ‘€“ three years after the traumatising attack took place.

Patients learn about medication during Pharmacy Week

February 25, 2013
OurHealth  

MGUNGUNDLOVU. – Imbalenhle community health clinic in KwaZulu Natal recently commemorated Pharmacy Week. The theme for the week was “Toward Quality Care Together”, and it aimed to educate patients about medicine, particularly those on chronic medication.

Rape ‘out of control’ in E Cape village

February 21, 2013
OurHealth  

LUSIKISIKI ‘€“ Two men, aged 26 and 30, late one night last week forced their way into 10-year-old Nasiphi’€™s* home in the Bazana location in the Eastern Cape and raped her.

Poor conditions violate patients’€™ human rights

February 21, 2013
OurHealth  

LUSIKISIKI. ‘€“ Community members, health care staff and activists from this Eastern Cape village were up in arms about the poor conditions at the local Village Clinic.

Community surprised by good service

LUSIKISIKI. ‘€“ Residents from Mevana district in the Eastern Cape were stunned by the level of service they received from the emergency services in the area. This community, who is used to long queues, medicine stock outs and generally poor health services was pleasantly surprised when the emergency services arrived within minutes after they logged […]

E Cape DoH should answer to community

February 8, 2013
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

LUSIKISIKI. ‘€“ Communities in the Eastern Cape are up in arms about the breakdown in health services in this province and activist groups here are pressurising local and provincial departments for answers and solutions.