Angelique Seymour van Tonder was born in 1999 without any kidneys and had to survive with the aid of a dialysis machine.
Mayor Herman Mashaba says the fleet will assist EMS to respond effectively to the residents of Johannesburg.
Facilities across the country are reportedly either without counselling services or are forced to rely on only two or less social workers.
According to the South African Depression and Anxiety Group, bipolar disorder affects up to 1% of the population in South Africa, which is about 500,000 people.
South Africa is not doing enough to tackle the problem, and should learn from Brazil.
The NGO says they are working closely with the department of health to offer free and safe circumcisions at clinics and health facilities.

Health David Mabuza speaks out against discriminating people with HIV

The deputy president says stigma contributes to the failure of not reaching SA’s desired target of reduced new HIV infections.

Health More work needed to end new HIV infections, Mabuza tells Aids conference

Government has reportedly heard the calls about drug shortages in facilities throughout the country.

Health SA commits to ‘reinvigorate’ HIV response as Aids conference closes

A commitment was made to support unprecedented innovations, technologies, and strategies to control the epidemic.

Health The healing power of cat purrs

In addition to soothing and healing the people around them, cat purring also enables them to heal themselves.

Health African women need greater contraceptive choices, Aids conference hears

The Depo-Provera injection shouldn’t be the dominant contraceptive choice for women in eastern and southern Africa, Aids activist Yvette Raphael said.

Health SA study confirms link between gender-based violence and HIV

Health services are seen to provide an important entry point for identifying and responding to women who have experienced sexual violence.

Health IFP calls on Zweli Mkhize to prioritise KZN’s ailing health system

The party says the minister should prioritise addressing challenges in oncology in the province’s health sector.

Health About 1,200 girls get infected weekly with HIV, Aids conference hears

Statistics also show that 32% of students had been pregnant or had made someone pregnant, with 75% of the pregnancies being unplanned.

Health #SAAIDS2019: Youth demand more inclusion

Young people who are the most infected and affected by HIV ‘are expected to pay expensive fees to attend conferences that discuss them’.

Health Nobody asked unions how we feel about the Mamelodi incident, says union chairperson

William Aphane says the staff at the hospital are also dismayed about the ill-treatment of 76-year-old Martha Marais.

Health More work needed to address HIV among youth – HSRC

There were an estimated 231,000 new HIV infections in 2017.

Health Human Rights Commission sounds alarm over Gauteng hospitals

Infrastructure issues, staff shortages and a lack of beds are common problems at hospitals the commission visited.

Health Health Minister Mkhize launches SA Human Rights Plan before Aids conference

The plan is the response to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB) services.

Health Primary school in Krugersdorp closes as precaution against flu outbreak

A large number of absentees from the school prompted Kenmare to close the school from Tuesday until the end of the quarter.




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