After turning down placements at rural hospitals, hundreds of newly qualified doctors remain unemployed while the country’s rural state hospitals remain desperately understaffed because of a complex – yet fixable – situation. Health-e News’ Amy Green investigates whether these health professionals are being ‘picky’ and what possible solutions there are to this senseless situation.
Five years after pledges were made to address sanitation issues in Gauteng schools, still there are schools with more than 51 learners poor toilet, broken toilets, broken taps, toilet doors that don’t lock and schools with more than 400 children per cleaner.
LIMPOPO – Angry parents have pulled out their children out of the dilapidated and damaged Tshivhade Primary School after learning that it been removed from the list of Vuwani area schools to be renovated.
Most sex workers hide what they do for a living from those closest to them – especially their own children, causing pain and distrust mainly because South Africa does not legitimise their work.
Northern Cape – Difficult working conditions, poor community support, responsibilities far beyond their job descriptions – these are among the many issues driving teachers away from their jobs, particularly in rural areas.