Residents in Seodin, a village near Kuruman, are concerned that their children are stealing antiretroviral tablets (ARVs) to mix them with highly addictive drugs such as nyaope and whoonga.Read More
WORLD TB DAY: Although South Africa has the highest per capita burden of drug-resistant TB in the world, there are many barriers to addressing this – as one patient found out when it took doctors two years to diagnose him.Read More
NORTHERN CAPE – Kuruman Clinic, a primary care public health facility, has been short of patient files for six months.Read More
Northern Cape – The Northern Cape Department of Health has, along with the Department of Social Development, undertaken to conduct basic HIV training for guardians and parents of children living with HIV, after it has emerged that many are battling to know when and how to disclose the information to children.Read More
NORTHERN CAPE – Nine-year old Tshepi* weighs 68,9kg and wears size 42 clothes. Her parents, concerned that she has also already started getting her periods, are worried that if she continues to gain weight she will not be able to enjoy her childhood.Read More
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