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TAC and chiefs join forces to save Madwaleni

OurHealth: Madwaleni ‘€“ Local chiefs joined forces with the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in a drive to remedy the desperate situation at Madwaleni hospital where a lone doctor is trying to hold the fort.

Stinky toilets for primary school

OurHealth – Itlotliseng Primary School learners in Tseki village, Phuthaditjhaba (Qwa-Qwa) in the Free State have to every day deal with dirty toilets and unreliable access to water.

Getting the community talking about NHI

OurHealth. ‘€“ A community in Tshwane is taking charge of their health situation and creating awareness of National Health Insurance (NHI) efforts that are taking place in their area.

Free State learners receive health education, screening

OurHealth. – A group of grade eight learners from the Paul Roux Intermediate School in the town of Paul Roux in the Free State were visited by a nurse as part of the Integrated School Health Programme of the National Health Insurance (NHI).

Surviving on an empty stomach

OurHealth – Nombulelo Manala Lubhelu (45) of Lusikisiki-kwaGqwarhu location has taken the tough decision of declining lifesaving antiretrovirals (ARVs) because she is simply too poor to buy food and does not want to take her medication on an empty stomach.

Uphill battle for community care givers

October 29, 2012

OURHEALTH. – Community care givers in Howick in KwaZulu-Natal face many challenges in their work every day.

Selfless women give back to community

October 29, 2012

OURHEALTH. ‘€“ Five women from Tseseng village in Phuthaditjhaba (Qwa-Qwa) in the Free State are making a big difference in their community.