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NGOs plan to ease KZN health woes

November 29, 2017       News  

KWA-ZULU NATAL – Right to Care, together with the Bhekuzulu Self-sustaining Project and the Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organization are working together to offer patients a one-stop shop where they can have all their chronic conditions seen to in a single visit.

Health facilities fail rape survivors

November 29, 2017

Three-quarters of public health facilities designated to provide medical or forensic care for survivors of sexual violence, are unable to do so. 

Paving the way to hell for SA’s abused

November 29, 2017

When government fails in their response to fight the scourge of sexual violence it’s women like Poppy Makgobatlou who suffer most.

Disabled villagers empowered through agriculture

November 28, 2017

LIMPOPO – As many disabled people in the Vhembe district struggle to find employment, some have found hope in the agricultural industry with crop farming being the most popular.

Politicians aid industry in dirty war over sugar tax

November 27, 2017

For over 18 months, the sugar and beverage industries have had the help of politicians to wage war against a proposed tax on sugary drinks in a microcosm of all that is rotten in this country. But the fight is not yet over.

Komape family refused a pauper’s burial for their son

November 24, 2017

LIMPOPO – Two days after Michael Komape’s death in a school toilet, his family was offered a “pauper’s burial” by the Department of Social Development.

Restricting junk food ads: Censorship or health protection?

November 23, 2017
Opinion & Commentary  

Colombian activists fighting against junk food recently won an important victory in their Consitutional Court

Diabetes awareness kicks into high gear in Alex

November 23, 2017
News   OurHealth  

ALEXANDRA – The City of Joburg has embarked on a diabetes awareness campaign in an effort to educate residents of the large township on the dangers of the illness, now ranked the second cause of natural deaths after TB.