BET YOUR LIFE Multidrug-resistant bacteria on the increase
Some world’s largest pharmaceutical companies have halted research on new antibiotics to focus on more profitable lines
07 Nov 2014 - T. K.
A CUPPA A DAY Miss SA hosts a Cuppa for Cancer
End October on a high note by rallying the troops to drink a Cuppa or virtual Cuppa and supports children / teens & families affected by cancer
23 Oct 2014
A focus on HIV Are we heading toward an Aids free generation?
A new study by Doctors Without Borders revealed that while KwaZulu-Natal remains the focal point of the HIV epidemic in South Africa, progress is being made on early diagnosis, intervention and treatment
14 Mar 2014 - M. P.
SA youth immunised Primary school girls receive health boost
Primary school girls would be immunised this year against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer, said President Jacob Zuma.
24 Jan 2014
Disability month Protecting the rights of the mentally disabled
International studies show that nine out of ten mentally or physically disabled people will experience sexual abuse at some point in their lives; 68% of disabled girls will be abused before their 18th birthday
22 Nov 2013
New TB hospital for the E Cape Matatiele gets R302m infrastructure injection
A far-flung rural area is set to benefit from a major R302-million infrastructure injection
18 Jul 2013
WHO should be aware? The World Health organisation wants HIV patients treated sooner to save lives
Doctors could save three million more lives worldwide by 2025 if they offer AIDS drugs to people with HIV much sooner after they test positive for the virus, the World Health Organisation said.
05 Jul 2013 - P. S.
Aids-free generation Partnerships have reduced mother-to-baby transmissions
This month we see the millionth baby born into the 'AIDS-free generation' which, just a decade ago, would have been unimaginable
19 Jun 2013 - P. N.
Gift of life SA's maternal and infant death statistics are shocking
According to a recent report, 7 500 babies who are born alive die on their first day - that’s 21 babies every day or almost one an hour due to the lack of skilled health-care workers.
07 May 2013 - V. M.
Autism on the increase Autism affects a staggering 1 in every 88 children worldwide
Autism remains a somewhat misunderstood condition amongst the majority of South Africans. However, autism affects a staggering 1 in every 88 children worldwide – and this number is rising.
12 Apr 2013 - A. H.
Maternal instinct Community plays a vital role in improving SA's maternal health
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) an estimated 5 000 mothers die annually with KwaZulu/Natal accounting for the most deaths at 400 mothers per year
10 Apr 2013
HIV/Aids drug boost SA rolls out ARVs in one pill
A new fixed-dose combination drug for HIV/Aids will be rolled out to public hospitals and clinics. About one million HIV-positive people are expected to receive the treatment over the next two years.
08 Apr 2013 - J. K.

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