Members of Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) have joined together with the residents of Tsakane Township in Ekurhuleni to march on Pholosong Hospital to demand better conditions.
Limpopo – A young mother who suffered pain and bleeding for months after she was badly stitched after giving birth, and who was helped only after the Health Department intervened, has now received a bill for R11 000.
MPUMALANGA – As a celebration of national disability rights awareness month, commemorated from the November 3 to December 3 annually, 30 wheelchairs have been handed over to disabled people in the province.
Four times as many people have Type II diabetes today as 36 years ago, according to the World Health Organisation. In 1980, 108 million people were diagnosed with diabetes worldwide. By 2014, the figure was 422 million writes Dr Sundeep Ruder.
In their quest to bring medical services closer to the rural villages in Limpopo, the provincial Department of Health has opened two new medical clinics in Kutama- Sinthumule and Midoroni villages in Vhembe, near Louis Trichard.
Public Health & Health Systems
Breast cancer is not an illness that affects only those who speak English and live in the city, says survivor Nelisa Sipamia, who grew up in a rural area, dependent on the public health care system.