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Bipolar disorder misinformation prevents people from seeking help

June 20, 2019
OurHealth  

The mental illness affects up to 1% of the population in South Africa, yet the South African yet stigma and discrimination against people bipolar stop them from getting medical attention.

Claims against Limpopo health department spike

June 19, 2019
OurHealth  

Medical negligence claims brought against the health department increased from 179 to a staggering 813 in two years. Health-e chats to two women considering legal action.

From the farm to the table

June 18, 2019
OurHealth  

An organic farmer has started a farming movement in Soweto townships that support 5 000 children from 12 schools, 80 pensioners and other people from the community.

#SAAIDS2019: ‘Allow generics of lifesaving drugs’

June 14, 2019
News  

Activists want a multinational pharmaceutical company to lower the overinflated price of ground-breaking TB drug.

#SAAIDS2019: Key populations delay 90-90-90 goals targets

June 13, 2019
News  

People with a higher risk of contracting HIV still lag behind in staying on treatment and in the system.

#SAAIDS2019: Youth demand more inclusion

June 12, 2019
News  

Young people are excluded from the world’s second-largest conference, say activists.

#SAAIDS2019: MSF achieves 90-90-90 targets in Eshowe

June 12, 2019
News  

A small KwaZulu-Natal town flickers a beam of hope by surpassing goals to test, treat and suppress HIV.