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Hope for rural NPO after their eviction

February 14th, 2019       OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – The Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme (TVEP), a rural domestic violence NGO evicted from their offices in December, has been given renewed hope thanks to a generous donation.

Health-e announces new CEO

January 28, 2019
Health-e Staff  

The Board of Health-e News Service is delighted to announce the appointment of Sibongile Nkosi as Chief Executive Officer of Health-e effective from 1 March 2019.

Trump’s Gag Rule causes global damage

January 28, 2019
Reproductive Health   Women's Health  

Despite liberal abortion laws in many countries, anti-abortion US policy has forced NGOs worldwide dependent on US dollars to curtail their family planning, pregnancy services and information they provide to patients, according to a report given exclusively to Health-e.

File mix up leaves TB patient without treatment

January 25, 2019
OurHealth  

Andile Ntombela (31) from Tongaat north of KZN was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) in August last year at Hambanathi Clinic.

Pit latrines stench headache for Mangaung metro

January 24, 2019
OurHealth  

Pit latrines around the Mangaung Metro Municipality are standing overfull and stinking because there are not enough draining trucks to sort out the problem.

HIV+ teen shocked after accidentally discovering her status

January 23, 2019
OurHealth  

Northern Cape – The Northern Cape Department of Health has, along with the Department of Social Development, undertaken to conduct basic HIV training for guardians and parents of children living with HIV, after it has emerged that many are battling to know when and how to disclose the information to children.

Domestic violence NGO woes: No end in sight

January 22, 2019
OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Hope for the Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme (TVEP) to continue operating from an Old Embassy building in Sibasa is slowly fading.

Are workless doctors being ‘picky’?

January 21, 2019
News  

After turning down placements at rural hospitals, hundreds of newly qualified doctors remain unemployed while the country’s rural state hospitals remain desperately understaffed because of a complex – yet fixable – situation. Health-e News’ Amy Green investigates whether these health professionals are being ‘picky’ and what possible solutions there are to this senseless situation.