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Doctor’s secrets to a healthy and long life

May 21, 2019
OurHealth  

This rural doctor is used to writing scripts for medication, but he has now written a manuscript.

Hypertension affects both young and old

May 17, 2019
OurHealth  

Today marks World Hypertension Day, Health-e citizen journalists look at people who have managed the condition for years.

Obesity on the rise in rural communities

May 15, 2019
OurHealth  

Obesity rates continue to soar but people in rural areas are most at risk, say experts.

New TB drug reduces treatment time

May 14, 2019
OurHealth  

A major shot in the arm is set to boost South Africa’s fight against tuberculosis.

Tembisa hospice faces shutdown

May 10, 2019
OurHealth  

Arebaokeng hospice in Tembisa has been providing palliative care for the terminally ill and their families for almost 20 years after founder, executive director and registered nurse (RN) Florah Modiba saw the need in her community.

Rural pre schoolers learn when touching is abuse

May 7, 2019
OurHealth  

With rampant sexual abuse countrywide, children are often unaware that they are being abused. Armed with a teddy bear, four women from Limpopo are giving these children the chance to speak up about abuse.

Mpumalanga residents want emergency services prioritised

May 3, 2019
OurHealth  

As the country heads to the polls, some South Africans have mixed feelings about service delivery and the quality of health services in their communities. Health-e asked Mpumalanga residents what they thought about the province’s public clinics and hospitals.