Health facilities fail to provide counselling for rape survivors

Health facilities fail to provide counselling for rape survivors

Could the lack of adequate counselling and mental health services in South Africa’s health facilities leave sexual violence survivors more vulnerable to post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicide? A new national study gives us the answers.

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Our obesity epidemic is not a personal choice

Our obesity epidemic is not a personal choice

The pandemic of obesity in South Africa is a result of our ‘Americanised’ food environment
and the responsibility should be shifted from individuals to government policies, according
to experts.

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