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Nelisiwe Msomi

Nelisiwe Msomi

Nelisiwe Msomi is a journalist and engagement officer at Health-e News. She is interested in exploring the experiences of young, black Muslims in South Africa.
Bringing home baby when you're HIV positive and bae is not
Bringing home baby when you're HIV positive and bae is not
Mandisa Dukashe, 43, watches her two daughters play with their brightly dressed barbie dolls.
Forgotten people of Platfontein
Forgotten people of Platfontein
Emedia Kaye is trying to muster up the courage to say her piece. The queue to the podium is slowly decreasing. On the last sheet of the 60-page...
Hospital crime endangers workers
Hospital crime endangers workers
Staff held at gunpoint, kidnapped newborns and assaults — more than 30 hospitals across the...
Hospitals close in Mpumalanga as doctors and nurses fear for their safety
Hospitals close in Mpumalanga as doctors and nurses fear for their safety
Three Mpumalanga hospitals are running on skeleton staff and have shut down all outpatient services as workers embark on a stay away to protest a...
Bathabile Dlamini & the case of SA's disappearing rape crisis services
Bathabile Dlamini & the case of SA's disappearing rape crisis services
More than half of the country's Thuthuzela Care Centres (TCCs) are without counselling services or have been forced to rely on one or two social...
How did an otherwise healthy man with a broken leg end up dead in a hospital ceiling?
How did an otherwise healthy man with a broken leg end up dead in a hospital ceiling?
In the end, it was the smell that gave it away.
Whatever happened to the doctors & nurses involved in the #LifeEsidimeni tragedy?
Whatever happened to the doctors & nurses involved in the #LifeEsidimeni tragedy?
The former Gauteng health department head who presided over the 
How to get South Africans to buy into the next big thing in medicine
How to get South Africans to buy into the next big thing in medicine
South Africa has introduced the world’s first medicine-dispensing ATMs but only a fourth of patients who could be using them actually are.
Virtual reality and SA's quest for happier nurses
Virtual reality and SA's quest for happier nurses
Phumza Dayimani unpacks a set of grey goggles, headphones and a cellphone from her cream-coloured bag and places them on the table next to her.
One she called the 'minister of love'. The other? He was the 'minister of finance'.
One she called the 'minister of love'. The other? He was the 'minister of finance'.
Asiphe Ntshongontshi, 23, plants a small “X” on the family calendar hanging on a wooden wardrobe. Her parents think she’s tracking her period...