public health

 
Durban, the city that forces the poor to defecate in the streets
Durban, the city that forces the poor to defecate in the streets
The state of public toilets in South Africa’s major cities is a damning indictment of the political establishment’s contempt for millions of...
Should health experts be on Twitter? Here's why it can be your own printing press.
Should health experts be on Twitter? Here's why it can be your own printing press.
You're a public health official and want to get lifesaving information to the public. But how?   
The workforce that makes our health system work
The workforce that makes our health system work
Among South Africa’s everyday heroes are community health workers, a largely unrecognised but critical workforce that takes primary healthcare to...
Military ignored Mosul war-wounded
Military ignored Mosul war-wounded
It was a United States-led, 72-nation military coalition, including the Iraqi Army,and their enemy the Islamic State group that ensured the...
2018 is the year of 'radical socio-economic transformation'— President Zuma
2018 is the year of 'radical socio-economic transformation'— President Zuma
President Jacob Zuma on Sunday characterised 2017 as eventful and fruitful, while saying radical transformation was on the cards for next year.
Save a little money, save a little life
Save a little money, save a little life
Six years ago Betty Walakira's world came crashing down around her. She believed the nonprofit organisation she founded in Uganda in 2005, Health...
Four things parents can do to keep their kids’ kidneys healthy
Four things parents can do to keep their kids’ kidneys healthy
The overall increase in the incidence of kidney failure in children mimics that of adults. This is largely due to an increase in the incidence of...
When hospitals don't make the cut
When hospitals don't make the cut
Paulina Masondwane was lying in bed at Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging, south of Johannesburg, when she heard a commotion outside her room in ward...
The unlawful state of healthcare
The unlawful state of healthcare
 Health systems are a complex ecosystem. They require physical infrastructure, medical technologies, medicines, information systems. But...
[Video]A lone walk to Pretoria
[Video]A lone walk to Pretoria
An artist's march from Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital to the Union Buildings has drawn attention to the perilous state of public health in South Africa.
Unique Charlotte Maxeke hospital ward faces closure
Unique Charlotte Maxeke hospital ward faces closure
Fuelled by the passion of its health workers, ward 496 of the hospital is a beacon of hope in an institution riddled with allegations of...

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