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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  

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  

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

ARV shortage at E Cape clinic

October 25, 2012
HIV - Antiretrovirals (ARVs)   OurHealth  

OURHEALTH. – Goso Forest Clinic in Lusikisiki in the OR Tambo district of the Eastern Cape is experiencing a shortage of medicine, including life-saving antiretrovirals (ARVs).

Limpopo villagers without water

October 25, 2012
OurHealth  

OURHEALTH. – Villagers from Matavhela and Mufulwi villages in the Vhembe district in Limpopo say they are fed up with having to use rain water because there is no water coming out of their taps.

Community complains about poor service at clinic

October 25, 2012
OurHealth  

OURHEALTH. ‘€“ Patients and staff at the Boitumelo Clinic in Sebokeng in the Gauteng Province are complaining about the services and working conditions at the health facility. Sources told OurHealth that the clinic is currently without a manager, causing medicine and staff shortages at the facility and resulting in poor service delivery.

Clinic runs out of critical meds

October 25, 2012
OurHealth  

OURHEALTH. ‘€“ The Michael Maponya Clinic in Pimville, Soweto, is experiencing a critical shortage of medicine, including vital diabetes treatment.