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Ina Skosana

Ina Skosana

    Pedal power: Malawi's 'rickshaw' bush ambulances cycle the sick to care
    Pedal power: Malawi's 'rickshaw' bush ambulances cycle the sick to care
    Already used in countries like Namibia, the ambulances could help cut child and maternal mortality rates.
    ‘Most citizens are poor so private hospitals seem costly – they are not’
    ‘Most citizens are poor so private hospitals seem costly – they are not’
    Association argues statistics skew the view of private hospital costs after international study questions facilities' affordability.
    On the road: Lifeline for sex workers and truck drivers emerges along trade route
    On the road: Lifeline for sex workers and truck drivers emerges along trade route
    A chain of clinics is helping to save lives on Malawi's border with Mozambique.
    'I am the same as them' - peer educators take sex workers' health in their hands
    'I am the same as them' - peer educators take sex workers' health in their hands
    Healthcare facilities are working to ensure migrant workers are never far from care.
    Let’s talk about sex, baby – help is just an SMS away for young people in Mozambique
    Let’s talk about sex, baby – help is just an SMS away for young people in Mozambique
    ​Nearly 36 000 young Mozambicans have signed up for SMS-based health counselling but will the new technology curb HIV infections?
    #AIDS2016: How a rural community helps each other stay on HIV treatment
    #AIDS2016: How a rural community helps each other stay on HIV treatment
    An adherence club helped almost all patients stay on their treatment.
    ​Technology speeds up diagnosis and HIV testing for babies in Mozambique
    ​Technology speeds up diagnosis and HIV testing for babies in Mozambique
    Technology has cut diagnosis waiting times, getting infants on to treatment sooner.
    #AIDS2016: Five things African journalists want to know from Bill Gates
    #AIDS2016: Five things African journalists want to know from Bill Gates
    Bill Gates was at the International Aids Conference this week. He spent time with five African journalists. Here is what they wanted to know.
    #AIDS2016: SA pays its HIV bill but faces budget gap for expanded treatment
    #AIDS2016: SA pays its HIV bill but faces budget gap for expanded treatment
    Research predicts a substantial shortfall in HIV funding in the next five years as the country looks to put millions more people on treatment.
    Medical aid board says SA has no choice but to back NHI
    Medical aid board says SA has no choice but to back NHI
    The industry body says the dwindling number of medical aid members means the government must act.
    ​Facebook adds a new feature to red-flag suicide bids before they are carried out
    ​Facebook adds a new feature to red-flag suicide bids before they are carried out
    The social networking site is responding to the growing number of cries for help on its pages by including tips and links for users in distress.