With the celebration of World Breastfeeding Week in August, South African mothers are encouraged to donate their breastmilk to others, as it is a key intervention that can save the lives of at-risk low birth-weight infants.
A recent reported published by a monitoring group has revealed the myriad of challenges faced by people who rely on public healthcare facilities in the North West province – from long waiting times to a shortage of medication to unfair treatment of members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Trying to get children to form healthy eating habits from a young age is a major challenge faced by parents and teachers alike. But an Early Childhood Development (ECD) educator, believes that the younger kids are when introduced to a healthier lifestyle, the better – and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune.
Equal Education and the governing bodies of two Limpopo schools want a court to rule that education department officials have not met their constitutional obligations in providing daily meals to all qualifying learners.
While it takes 30 working days for a foster care grant to be processed, checked and either approved or refused, the system has failed four orphan children from rural Tzaneen for well over a year.
As South Africa is celebrating women’s month, Reach For a Dream organisation is celebrating women who are making difference in South African medicine and making a difference in the lives of children with cancer.