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South Africa’s Oh-lief baby care range gets rave reviews

South Africa’s Oh-lief baby care range gets rave reviews

Organic and natural products are seeing a revival as consumers want to know what’s in their food, toiletries and medicine. Local baby care range Oh-lief is capitalising on this trend to reap local and international success.
HIV/Aids cases stabilising: survey

Connecting pregnant women to vital information

The Department of Health has launched a new mobile phone-based messaging service to provide South Africa's estimated 1.2-million pregnant women with free antenatal health care information.
South Africa on the right track: report

Community child care workers ‘filling a huge gap’

The government's Isibindi outreach programme, which deploys trained community-based child and youth care workers to provide support and protection to vulnerable children and families across South Africa, has helped nearly 90 000 children in its first year of operation.
Charter to improve healthcare

Healthcare usage doubles since 2000

The use of public healthcare services has almost doubled over the past eight years, with 101-million visits to clinics over the last financial year, and the National Consultative Health Form is now calling for per capita expenditure on healthcare to be doubled over the next 10 years.
HIV/Aids: things we should know

Khomanani back on track

South Africa is re-launching the Khomanani HIV/Aids awareness campaign, which means "Caring together", with the health department this time putting more emphasis on treatment, care and support.

South Africans are “keeping the promise” on World Aids Day

World Aids Day calls on people around the world to honour all HIV infected persons and people living with Aids for their courage and determination to live their lives to the fullest and continue to face all challenges head-on.

In South Africa, World Aids Day presents a unique opportunity for Government, civil society, faith-based, non-governmental (NGOs), and community-based organisations to reflect on achievements and goals reached during the course of the year.

WHO commends SA on health plan

WHO commends SA on health plan

The World Health Organisation has praised South Africa for creating a human resources plan for health care, saying it is a strategy other countries could find useful in their bid to stem the exodus of health workers to better-paying jobs in richer countries.
'Miracle' health train turns 10

‘Miracle’ health train turns 10

South Africa's health care train, Phelophepa, is celebrating 10 years of service, during which it has reached more than a million rural residents countrywide. The train is the first of its kind in the world, and one of the most ambitious corporate projects ever undertaken in SA.


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