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Disabled youth uses practical skills to raise funds

January 9, 2019
OurHealth  

Young adults with learning disabilities or physical challenges – often ridiculed and shamed – are the focus of a Tembisa training centre developed to address their specific needs.

Hope for stigmatised female nyaope addicts

November 23, 2018
OurHealth  

A group of women, all committed to supporting women in Tembisa who are battling with drugs and alcohol, have formed the Heart to Heart with Women (HHW) in an effort to make sure the addicts are not further isolated from the community.

Tembisa residents get malaria tests

November 15, 2018
OurHealth  

EKURHULENI – Tembisa residents have been targeted by health officials in a pre-Christmas push to test people for malaria and make them aware of the need to protect themselves ahead of time if they are planning to head into malaria risk areas over the holidays.

Unemployment prevents healthy eating

August 16, 2018
OurHealth  

While health experts advise people to stick to a healthy diet, the current economic climate is making this difficult for many.

Township wait 20 years for a new hospital

January 24, 2018
News  

Despite plans for the building of Daveyton Hospital having been approved in 2006, 11 years have passed and it has yet to become a reality.

New health services a hit with Alex youth

April 11, 2017
News   OurHealth  

The recent introduction of a youth-friendly service at Masakhane Clinic in Alexandra township has been heralded by many young people as a move that will encourage them to access public health care more often and easily.

Township TB drive highlights disease dangers

April 5, 2017
News   OurHealth   Tuberculosis (TB)  

SOWETO – A door-to-door campaign conducted at Jabulani Hostel in honour of TB awareness month revealed that while many residents are infected, a high number of them have been defaulting on their treatment.