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Childhood cancer not a priority

August 3, 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.

Calls to boycott SAB’s beer for Africa campaign

August 3, 2017
News   OurHealth  

The South African Breweries together with Stop Hunger Now SA has launched a Beer for Africa eight pack in order to feed hungry students across the continent.

Union suspends lab strike while negotiations continue

August 2, 2017
News   OurHealth  

On day five of their strike against the National Health Laboratory Service, Nehawu (National Health, Education and Allied Workers Union) decided to suspend their action.

Rural granny shares her healthy life secrets

August 2, 2017
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Taking her medication correctly, regular exercise and healthy eating are the secrets to a good life according to Meriam Makhaya (70).

Lab service workers strike enters day 5

August 1, 2017
News   OurHealth  

Laboratories at public health facilities around the country remain closed as a national strike, which began last Wednesday, continues.

Suspect in court for Alex siblings murder

August 1, 2017
News   OurHealth  

A man, alleged to have shot dead two siblings in Alexandra will appear before the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court today to face charges relating to the double murder that shocked the township.

Data distortion: Rape is not a numbers game

July 31, 2017
News  

South Africa’s rape statistics are so muddled some experts call them “meaningless”. But the real challenge is to build a supportive environment that enables rape survivors to report the crime.

Dog devotion for abused kids

July 31, 2017
News  

A volunteer brigade of dogs has joined the Teddy Bear Clinic’s court preparation programme to help children facing their rapists and abusers in court