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Happy ending for ganglion cysts patient

May 19, 2017
News   OurHealth  

Sbongeleni Myeni (25) from Jozini, north of KwaZulu Natal, is thrilled by the prospect of being able to proudly wear a wrist watch after a painful ganglion cyst that has bothered him for nine years has finally been removed.

R14.4 billion for Eastern Cape health

May 10, 2017
News   OurHealth  

Embattled hospitals across the Eastern Cape – where health services have been shoddy and people reliant on state healthcare have been driven to protest action – will be receiving a welcome boost in resources.

Far East Rand hospital crisis

May 5, 2017
News   OurHealth  

Overcrowded wards, a shortage of blankets, broken showers and no hot water – these are among the shocking conditions patients face when admitted to the Far East Rand Hospital in Springs.

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A decade wait but still no psychiatric ward

April 7, 2017
News   OurHealth  

It has been almost 10 years since the psychiatric ward in Tshilidzini Hospital outside of Thohoyandou in Limpopo was burnt down – and still it has not been restored or repaired.

Vhembe get state-of-the-art hospital

March 30, 2017
News  

After years of complaints by residents in Limpopo’s Vhembe district about the poor conditions at Siloam Hospital, the National Department of Health has stepped in to re-build the entire facility.

Emergency services crisis in Diepsloot

March 22, 2017
News   OurHealth  

The community of Diepsloot – a densely populated township in northern Johannesburg – is battling against a shortage of clinics and ambulances that serve the area.

Broken ceilings & doors at a Joburg hospital

March 20, 2017
News  

Staff at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital are extremely concerned by the poor condition of some parts of the facility – believing lives are in jeopardy.