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They often identify additional problems, such as people needing food, IDs and housing
The toolkit integrates data to better predict and respond to health needs in an area
Community health workers need to be supported so that policies can be tangibly effective
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Masuelle highlighted improvements in delivery of services for education
Care workers may be the backbone of community health care but they sure aren’t paid like it
Often medical help comes too late for people in rural areas but community health workers could change this
A programme with the health department sees motorbikes being used to deliver drugs to people in far-flung places who can’t afford the fare.
Sometimes, delivering mixed messages is a good thing, as an integrated project in the Lake Tanganyika region has proved.
The Mma Mokoenas of community health still dispense help despite having been dismissed.
The community healthworker system is in chaos, leaving vulnerable communities at risk.
Community workers are twiddling their thumbs while the state drags its heels on a new strategy, writes Mia Malan.
In this 2014 interview, former Free State health MEC Benny Malakoane says that detractors are still alive is proof of the good work under his watch.
The pressure group has accused the Free State’s health MEC of being behind the intimidation.
The favelas are served by teams of community workers, who are the doctors’ eyes and ears.
Ill residents may suffer most after the axing of Free State community health workers.
GF Jooste Hospital was a beacon of hope. It should have been renovated, not closed.
There is no silver bullet for success, but pooling CSI resources does have merit, writes Tracey Henry.
Health workers at a rural hospital describe paying for equipment, taxi fares and meals as part of providing care.
Government says Cabinet’s January lekgotla, which will form the basis of the president’s state of the nation speech, is due to begin on January 17.
With healthcare costs spiralling out of control the prognosis for South Africa’s 110 medical aid schemes hardly seems a picture of health.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions has said employment and unemployment trends continue to disappoint.
The Rod of Asclepius is mistaken as a symbol of snake worshipping in a high quality and nearly free clinic in Kenya’s largest slum of Kibera.
Community-administered healthcare is incredibly effective in combating a range of illnesses, including river blindness and malaria.