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Joan van Dyk

Joan van Dyk

    'If climate change goes on as is, people will need to be relocated – we need a plan'
    'If climate change goes on as is, people will need to be relocated – we need a plan'
    Governments around the globe could fail to care for the increasing number of people forced from their countries as climate change and conflict...
    'If climate change goes on as is, people will need to be relocated – we need a plan.'
    'If climate change goes on as is, people will need to be relocated – we need a plan.'
    Governments around the globe could fail to care for the increasing number of people forced from their countries as climate change and conflict...
    Love & other drugs: Men could make all the difference  in keeping your baby HIV free
    Love & other drugs: Men could make all the difference in keeping your baby HIV free
    Ntana Mhlongo, 31, looks down shyly as she describes her partner Zakhele Sibiya. Despite her efforts to hide her face, a smile lights up her...
    The tobacco industry says vaping is 95% safer than smoking. Should you believe it?
    The tobacco industry says vaping is 95% safer than smoking. Should you believe it?
    The electronic cigarette and tobacco industries may be using dodgy, old data about the safety of e-cigarettes in public pleas for kinder regulation....
    South Africa makes history: an HIV-positive mom donates her liver
    South Africa makes history: an HIV-positive mom donates her liver
    Surgeons from the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre have become the first in the world to transplant a liver from an HIV-positive donor to an...
    Dying of the light: How Soweto lost its only hospice
    Dying of the light: How Soweto lost its only hospice
    The morning sun cuts through half-open blinds and filters into a deserted ward at HospiceWits, the Soweto branch.
    Did Big Tobacco buy Twitter?
    Did Big Tobacco buy Twitter?
    The tobacco industry is paying social media celebrities in what could be a ploy to undermine new government efforts to curb tobacco use in the...
    Ombud slams doctor, media over allegations of abuse at mental health hospital
    Ombud slams doctor, media over allegations of abuse at mental health hospital
    Health ombud Malegapuru Makgoba has slammed reports...
    Almost half of Khayelitsha primary school learners have experienced sexual violence
    Almost half of Khayelitsha primary school learners have experienced sexual violence
    More than 40% of primary school learners in Khayelitsha township, in Cape Town, have experienced sexual violence at the hands of other learners or...
    'In that moment, it was clear Bongani was destined for great things'
    'In that moment, it was clear Bongani was destined for great things'
    One by one, the world’s leading heart specialists got to their feet. The Barcelona conference room erupted in applause.
    SA slashes new HIV cases by almost half
    SA slashes new HIV cases by almost half
    New HIV infections in South Africa have fallen by 44% in the last five years, the country’s latest HIV...