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Country’s worst clinic set to get a facelift

June 6, 2019
OurHealth  

South Africa’s ‘worst clinic’ which has never undergone renovations its 25-year existence is set to go through refurbishment.

Breastfeeding should be encouraged not forced, say HIV+ moms

June 5, 2019
OurHealth  

While exclusive breastfeeding is encouraged, some women in Mpumalanga living with HIV claim nurses force them to breastfeed their newborn babies.

Tshilidzini Hospital should be an example to others

June 4, 2019
OurHealth  

With a tight deadline of 100 days, the new management team at Tshilidzini Hospital have started to turn the tide from barely working to functional.

Community heroes help stamp out stunting

June 4, 2019
OurHealth  

Community Health Workers trained to help stamp out stunting in rural areas in a campaign that seeks to galvanise South Africa towards achieving zero stunting by 2030.

Suppliers blamed for drug shortages

May 29, 2019
OurHealth  

Limpopo health facilities are experiencing a shortage of drugs for patients with arthritis – but the province’s Department of Health says its suppliers are at fault.

Activists demand abortion services in clinics

May 28, 2019
OurHealth  

Meanwhile, Limpopo health department says it doesn’t have the resources to upgrade its facilities because termination ‘not an everyday thing’.

The dark side of skin lightening

May 24, 2019
OurHealth  

Despite warnings on the dangers of using illegal skin lightening products, women continue to use these creams.