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Thugs target those crossing Zim border

November 8, 2012

OurHealth: Vhembe – Three out of 10 Zimbabwean women are gang-raped when they try to cross the border through the Limpopo River to South Africa, according to a church leader who runs two shelters in Mussina.

Vhembe clinic drug supplies run dry

November 8, 2012
OurHealth   Pharmaceutical Drugs  

OurHealth: Vhembe ‘€“ Two local clinics are experiencing critical drug shortages, with both reporting that they are at times only able to dispense Panado.

Confusion as clinic closed

OurHealth: Lusikisiki – Several attempts to prevent the closure of Village Clinic, which treats a large number of people living with HIV, have failed and patients were met with locked doors on Tuesday morning.

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).