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File mix up leaves TB patient without treatment

January 25, 2019
OurHealth  

Andile Ntombela (31) from Tongaat north of KZN was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) in August last year at Hambanathi Clinic.

Toilet stench headache for KwaMashu residents

September 4, 2018
OurHealth  

KWAZULU NATAL – Residents of Bester in KwaMashu north of Durban have been living with the overwhelming stench of overflowing toilets in the area for many years – and the situation is becoming worse.

Patients turned away due to staff shortages

June 20, 2018
News  

KWA ZULU-NATAL – Patients visiting Waterfall Clinic west of Durban have, for the past few weeks, been turned back home without receiving treatment due to a shortage of staff at the clinic.

Poverty stalking SA families

February 6, 2018
News   OurHealth  

Instead of enjoying her old age in comfort, Shongani Mkhize (81) spends her days badly stressed about when her family will next be able to eat again.

NGOs plan to ease KZN health woes

December 12, 2017
News  

KWA-ZULU NATAL – Right to Care, together with the Bhekuzulu Self-sustaining Project and the Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organisation are working together to offer patients a one-stop shop where they can have all their chronic conditions seen to in a single visit.

KZN hospitals battling to recover from storms

November 22, 2017
News  

Kwa-Zulu Natal – The EThekwini District is still battling to recover after the massive thunderstorms, strong winds and heavy rains that hit the area in October resulting in eight deaths, many people injured and bad damage to 60 hospital wards.

Cancer treatment in the public sector ‘in crisis’?

June 26, 2017
Cancer  

Activists say the recent break-down of cancer services in KwaZulu-Natal is indicative of a broader problem in SA.