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Oblivious to the killer within

October 29, 2018

Hypertension is South Africa’s biggest epidemic. But most people don’t know they have high blood pressure, and few of those on treatment have their blood pressure under control – partly because the medical profession doesn’t know what drugs work for Africans.

WATCH: Strokes and Stigma

October 15, 2018

Health-e’s three-part Checkpoint documentary on strokes and stigma in South Africa.

Stroke of depression in South Africa

September 25, 2018
Multimedia   News  

Ten South Africans suffer a stroke every hour. Yet many blame the affliction on witchcraft and isolate stroke survivors – who are already battling because of the dire shortage of rehabilitation facilities.