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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the first African director-general of the World Health Organization

Ethiopian minister is first African to head the World Health Organization

Former Ethiopian health minister Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been chosen as the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO). CD Anderson Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

New Stats SA research shows we are slowly becoming healthier

For the first time since 1998, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has conducted an exhaustive study of South Africa’s demographics. The first report, covering...

Don’t forget the youth! – Prince Harry and Elton John at #Aids2016

As the 21st International Aids Conference in Durban drew to a close, Prince Harry and Elton John joined a panel discussion on HIV/Aids and...

Despite challenges Bhubezi changes lives

bhubezi---thumbPeople needing health care in Bushbuckridge have been able to turn to Bhubezi Healthcare Centre. The public-private partnership has treated 220 000 patients since its door opened in 2007.

David Ross Patient: “ARVs need to be taken daily”

Aids activist David Ross Patient was diagnosed HIV-positive in 1983; today he campaigns for greater awareness on how to stay healthy, and alive, on the South African government's ARV programme, which is the largest in the world.

David Ross Patient: ‘ARVs need to be taken daily’

Aids activist David Ross Patient was diagnosed HIV-positive in 1983; today he campaigns for greater awareness on how to stay healthy, and alive, on the South African government's ARV programme, which is the largest in the world.

A place to call home

Repurposed shipping containers and green building methods have provided the space to set up a caring and nurturing environment for 80 orphaned and abandoned...

A place to call home

Repurposed shipping containers and green building methods have provided the space to set up a caring and nurturing environment for 80 orphaned and abandoned children. There is also opportunity for dignity through the home's environmental concerns.

It takes Oliver’s Village to raise a child

Oliver's House is providing much-needed maths and science tuition to struggling students in the Zenzele informal settlement. The organisation now plans a village to offer medical care and daycare to the settlement and surrounding areas.

A goal kick for HIV/Aids awareness

Football for Hope, a FIFA initiative to raise awareness of HIV/Aids prevention among township youth in South Africa, is proving successful. It is increasing awareness of the importance of gender equality, the ravages of sexual violence and the ramifications of teenage pregnancy.

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