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Malaria count up to 2000 since April

May 25, 2017
Malaria   News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – While the number of patients reporting to clinics and hospitals with malaria in Mopani is dropping, the provincial health department remains concerned as the battle to end the current outbreak continues.

Climate change brings unseasonal malaria outbreak

May 13, 2017
News  

The recent outbreak caused panic as hospitals overflowed with malaria patients.

Medicine shortages fuel shock malaria outbreak

May 12, 2017
News  

Medicine shortages and the weather are to blame for the recent spike in malaria cases and resulting crisis.

Limpopo woman gives birth on the street

May 3, 2017
News   OurHealth   Rural Health  

A pregnant woman, who was sent home after arriving at her local clinic with severe abdominal pains, gave birth to a healthy baby girl in the street a short while later.

Community accuse mom of neglecting disabled son

April 26, 2017
Disability   OurHealth  

Months after authorities were alerted to the plight of a severely neglected 25 year-old handicapped man, nothing has been done to help him.

Disabled mom gets son’s grant after 4 years

April 18, 2017
News  

After a four-year long struggle to receive a child grant for her son, a disabled mother in rural Limpopo has finally been paid something.

Clinic goes for 4 months without water

March 29, 2017
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Lesedi Clinic in Lephapane, outside Tzaneen in the Mopani District has gone without water for four months after the water supply was found to be infested with bacteria. Mogale Mojela reports that the water has been switched off altogether.