Activists say the stigma women face when seeking abortion services at public facilities increases the demand for unsafe abortions.
Three-year-old Alexander Heyns plays next to his mother at the physiotherapy centre, fitting shapes together into a box. “Look, mama, they are all in now,” he says, blue eyes sparkling. “When he first came here, he would never do this,” says his mother, Lynette. “He would come in shouting and charge around, touching everything. He […]
Despite the decision to transfer over 2 500 health workers from Gauteng province to Johannesburg once it becomes a unicity, no formal agreement exists between the city’s management and the province on how this will happen. KERRY CULLINAN reports.