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Are workless doctors being ‘picky’?

January 21, 2019
News  

After turning down placements at rural hospitals, hundreds of newly qualified doctors remain unemployed while the country’s rural state hospitals remain desperately understaffed because of a complex – yet fixable – situation. Health-e News’ Amy Green investigates whether these health professionals are being ‘picky’ and what possible solutions there are to this senseless situation.

Disabled university students: Doomed without support

January 17, 2019
OurHealth  

Disabled students at universities around the country, whose special needs are not adequately accommodated, could end up dropping out.

Equal Education marches to Department of Education

December 3, 2018
News  

Five years after pledges were made to address sanitation issues in Gauteng schools, still there are schools with more than 51 learners poor toilet, broken toilets, broken taps, toilet doors that don’t lock and schools with more than 400 children per cleaner.

Young people turn the tide against depression

October 8, 2018
OurHealth  

A 26-year-old man from Botshabelo in the Free State, who has battled through years of deep depression, has decided to start a support group to help others like himself.

Angry parents pull learners out of dilapidated schools

August 28, 2018
OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Angry parents have pulled out their children out of the dilapidated and damaged Tshivhade Primary School after learning that it been removed from the list of Vuwani area schools to be renovated.

The secret pain of sex workers and their children

August 14, 2018
Features  

Most sex workers hide what they do for a living from those closest to them – especially their own children, causing pain and distrust mainly because South Africa does not legitimise their work.

VIDEO: Hungry for Education

June 13, 2018
Multimedia   News  

This is Kabelo and Keabetswe’s story about how a daily feeding scheme impacted their ability to perform at school.