Joan Van Dyk
Joan van Dyk graduated with an honours degree in journalism from Stellenbosch University in 2017. She was the top performing student in the class of 2016.
After Easter there was an uptick in domestic violence cases in the country. Shelters have lost income and social workers are having to field as many as 1000 calls a day from women who are now stuck at home with their abusive partners
Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action
A road accident, a bad fall, a stabbing. A single moment and a traumatic head injury can change everything in your life, leaving you to relearn the basics — walking, talking, grasping. When the unthinkable happens, rehabilitation services can be the start of the journey back to a semblance of the life you once had. If you can access them
From “sinister sexual behaviours” to “lies” and efforts to “manufacture ignorance”, Joan van Dyk looks at the high-stakes sex-ed fight
Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban?
South Africa’s top public health experts sat down to discuss the safety of e-cigarettes. The verdict? Stay away.
Italy has come up with a plan to slash the cost of medicines by May. For the plan to work, they need everyone to get on board.
Life-saving medicines are out of reach for many patients but a World Health Organisation meeting held in Johannesburg this week could change that.
When this toddler died at Leratong Hospital, his body disappeared. Here’s what happened when his parents went back there more than a decade later.
An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow
Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date
The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities
SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector