While health facilities say there are staff shortages, many qualified nurses and community service workers remain unemployed. Unions say these professionals should be absorbed into the department.
The latest turnaround time and sentencing of perpetrators of gender-based violence (GBV) is a positive indication that the criminal justice system is taking the matter seriously, but activists want government to show its commitment through funding.
Drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is difficult to cope with for many adults who find themselves with the disease, and the amount of time it takes to manage it is frustrating. The situation is worse when a child has it and the treatment available is not suited to their needs.
Thabo Ntsoeu has never been able to walk but this hasn’t stopped him from being a sportsman. Basketball is the only sport he has known and recently he has committed to reviving a team for wheelchair basketball in Botshabelo.
She describes herself as a ‘doer’ – someone who is passionate, enthusiastic and committed. She is globally known for her pioneering research in the prevention and early diagnosis of cervical cancer.