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speaks to about her journey as a journalist, feminist mommy and abortion activist. on 🎥
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Health-e News Sep 21
Clinic committee blames Limpopo Department of Health for a falling clinic building. Find out why.
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HIV & AIDS Updates U=U Sep 18
Patients on ARVs forced to make do with only seven days’ supply as clinics face shortages via
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Health-e News Sep 19
Study finds that people’s attitude towards social distancing is influenced by the wearing of face masks, with participants expressing that they would be willing to maintain a smaller distance if they were standing next to someone who was wearing a mask.
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Health-e News Sep 18
“A lack of awareness and understanding of childhood cancer is a major barrier to diagnosis for many children.”
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Health-e News Sep 18
The Gauteng Health department admits that Ekurhuleni is facing medication shortages, as patients are given seven days supply.
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Health-e News Sep 18
Many women experience pain when breastfeeding. Lactation expert Katinka Lategan, explains why and how to prevent it.
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Jamaine Krige Sep 17
It's important to remember that despite politics and corruption at upper levels of the system, people like Cynthia and her colleagues at that are on the ground striving to make the world a better place. Read the full article for here:
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Health-e News Sep 16
North West University suspends over 20 students for failing to comply with lockdown regulations.
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Health-e News Sep 16
Read how a Limpopo high court handed down a life sentence to the man who killed a young intern doctor.
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Health-e News Sep 15
“As South Africa slowly emerges from the hard lockdown first imposed earlier this year, it is increasingly clear that Covid-19 has a gendered burden—women have borne much of the hardships imposed by the pandemic,” writes
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Health-e News Sep 15
A report by a human rights group finds that countries, including South Africa, may have violated the rights of vulnerable communities in their response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Health-e News Sep 15
Tshepong Hospital has seen an 81% success rate for XDR treatment within two years. Find out how.
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SECTION27 Sep 14
After implementing a new form of treatment for drug resistant , Tshepong hospital has seen such high rates of success that patients numbers and community infections have dwindled. reports.
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SECTION27 Sep 9
The Nasrec field hospital was built to isolate people with infections. Inside, a team of and patients have become something of a temporary family, writes Jamaine Krige. Read more below.
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SECTION27 Sep 7
Read about the story of Cynthia Zondi, a nurse at the Nasrec field hospital who takes care of and brings hope to patients in isolation.
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Nearly two-thirds of South Africans surveyed said their worsened during , while some said they experienced suicidal thoughts. Read more below.
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CHAPS - Centre for HIV and AIDS Prevention Studies Sep 2
Newly launched Covid-19 tracing app could help prevent a second wave of the virus. Click on the link to read more:
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HIV & AIDS Updates U=U Sep 3
New long-acting injectable drug might soon be a key HIV treatment via
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SADAG Sep 6
COVID-19 has increased Depression which can lead to suicidal thoughts. Read article as Clinical Psychologist Anele Siswana talks about how loved ones can support someone struggling with Depression & other Mental illnesses during
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