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Childhood cancer not a priority

August 10, 2017       Cancer   Children's Health   OurHealth  

As South Africa is celebrating women’s month, Reach For a Dream organisation is celebrating women who are making difference in South African medicine and making a difference in the lives of children with cancer.

R500 million irregular security contracts extended at Gauteng hospitals

Security contracts for Gauteng hospitals costing more than R500-million have been extended for almost a year despite the fact that they were irregularly awarded.

Elim Hospital doctor arrested for dealing in illegal drugs

August 9, 2017
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – A 35-year-old doctor based at Elim Hospital is set to appear on court on August 1 when he will face charges of drug dealing after he was arrested during a tactical sting operation by police.

Corruption is killing us

August 8, 2017

The grand-scale theft of government funds is undermining the health department’s ability to deliver and undermining any chances of achieving equity. We all need to act to stop it.

Family chains mentally ill man for ‘safety’

August 8, 2017

EASTERN CAPE – A physically disabled and mentally challenged 27-year-old man, who has been mistreated by his community, has been imprisoned in his own home for his own safety. But authorities have undertaken to step in and help the embattled family and see what needs to be done.

Cancer and HIV fields collaborate for a cure

August 7, 2017

Revolutions in cancer treatment are being tested in HIV in the hopes it will bring the world closer to a cure.

Thirsty Vhembe villagers get fresh water

August 4, 2017
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – As water supply continues to be a challenge for most residents of rural Vhembe, the district municipality has spent R8-million on two water tankers and six cranes for the area.

Legalise illicit drugs, says ex-cop

August 3, 2017

Undercover narcotics officer Neil Woods saw the worst of the drug underworld and told the SA Drug Policy conference that the best way to deal with illicit drugs is to legalise and regulate them