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When hospitals don't make the cut

Diabetic patients who aren't treated properly risk having the smallest cut lead to an amputated limb.

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Cerebral palsy: 'To take care of others, you must start with yourself'

Cerebral palsy does not only affect one person, it alters the lives of the family as well.

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Double stigma leaves gay men with little hope

Stereotyping prevents men who sleep with other men from accessing proper treatment and prevention of HIV infection.

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War declared on the 'superbugs'

Several initiatives are under way to stop the abuse of antibiotics.

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SA can learn from Brazil's health model

The favelas are served by teams of community workers, who are the doctors' eyes and ears.

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