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Disabled university students: Doomed without support

January 17, 2019
OurHealth  

Disabled students at universities around the country, whose special needs are not adequately accommodated, could end up dropping out.

Suicide and forced silence: Rape survivor speaks out

January 17, 2019
OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Raped at the age of 23 by her uncle in 2015, partially-sighted Tebogo Nkwana (26) was told to keep quiet about the ordeal to protect the family.

Providing food and comfort for the aged

January 16, 2019
OurHealth  

Free State – A group of women have got together to help finance a centre to feed the elderly in parts of Bloemfontein.

Limpopo gogos ditch traditional beer for football

January 16, 2019
OurHealth  

Gogos in Mpheni Village say they suffer from sore joints and chronic illnesses because they don’t get enough exercise or do enough hobbies. But days of sitting at home drinking traditional beer are over after football for the elderly in the village was launched.

Efforts to contain foot and mouth outbreak

January 15, 2019
OurHealth  

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has confirmed that it has put control measures in place to curb the spread of foot and mouth disease in Limpopo.

Benefits of early child development programmes

January 11, 2019
OurHealth  

Early childhood development will greatly benefit the country. This is according to Limpopo Department of Social Development MEC Mapula Mokaba-Phukwana, who says ECD helps to promote the development of children’s social skills, intelligence, language and creativity.

Pregnant women craving soil suffer from low iron

January 10, 2019
OurHealth  

“Did you plan your funeral? Because you are going to die.” These were the strong words of a nurse when she discovered that patient Busiswa Booi* (22) was eating clay and soil while she was pregnant.