As South Africa joins the global community in fighting a pandemic, this presents an opportune moment to also reflect holistically on our health system, especially health services for womxn. As today marks World Health Day, it’s also important to remind ourselves of the importance of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) for our overall health and well-being. By Angelica Pino, Programmes Director, Sonke Gender Justice.
It’s every pregnant woman’s dream to go home with a healthy baby, but what happens to her psychological wellbeing when her baby dies — either at birth or days after? Hospital-run support groups may help the grieving process, reports OurHealth journalist Marcia Zali.
LIMPOPO-Due to shortage of water within several villages, in Vhembe district, scores of residents are facing difficulties adhering to the call by the department of health to always wash hands, but all that is set to change with the Department of Water and Sanitation supplying water