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Free State Health MEC killed in car crash

December 6, 2012
OurHealth  

Bethlehem – Free State MEC of Health Fundiswa “Fezi” Ngubentombi and a policeman were killed in a car accident on the N1 near Bloemfontein on December 1. Ngubentombi was on her way back from the opening of a day care center in QwaQwa in the Thabo Mofutsanyana district. President Jacob Zuma also attended the event.

E Cape community ‘€˜move’€™ against TB

December 6, 2012
OurHealth  

East London ‘€“ A three-day TB-awareness campaign was recently held at Duncan village in the Eastern Cape to educate the community about the symptoms and risk factors for the disease.

Walk to health

December 5, 2012
OurHealth  

Lusikisiki ‘€“ Sport heroes joined villagers from this Eastern Cape community on a recent 10km walk to raise awareness for health.

No progress on new Eastern Cape clinic

December 5, 2012
OurHealth  

Lusikisiki – There has been no development at the site where the Provincial Department of Health (DoH) was supposed to erect a temporary clinic in the place of the Village Clinic which was closed down at the end of October because of outstanding rent debt owed by the department.

Tshwane community educated on drug abuse

December 4, 2012
OurHealth  

Tshwane – An intensive drug awareness campaign was recently launched in Winterveld to address the spate of drug abuse in the area. A multi-disciplinary team including government departments, civil society organisations and individual members of the community took part in this door-to-door educational campaign in the northern region of the City of Tshwane.

Medical clearance for initiation school

December 4, 2012
OurHealth  

Bethlehem ‘€“ During a recent visit OurHealth was met by a long line of girls and boys queuing up outside the Mphohadi Clinic in Bethlehem. These youngsters were at the clinic for a medical examination before going off to initiation school this festive session.

Community full of praise for home-based carer

December 3, 2012
OurHealth  

Vhembe ‘€“ A graduation ceremony was recently held for home-based carers in the municipal district of Tshilamba in Limpopo.