This documentary insert looks at the dire lack of Cancer treatment in the public health sector. Only two state hospitals in the Gauteng region offer full line chemotherapy and radiation treatment – resulting in long waiting list of patients and a backlog of referrals from other provinces and rural areas. In South Africa, cancer is expected to increase by nearly 80 percent in the next 20 years.
With the number of sugary drinks sponsors at family events and walks, we look at how sugar companies target family events to promote sugary drinks.
Almost half of South Africa’s population live in rural areas, but are served by only 12% of the countries doctors.
Dineo Hlako is 19 years old and in matric. She is in her third trimester of her pregnancy and in the midst of writing her final matric exams.