Mageu may be an old favourite and sweets may cheer the patient up, but these foods could hinder your loved one’s recovery. Botshabelo District Hospital is concerned about the unhealthy foods families bring for admitted patients. Instead, they advise these healthier alternatives.
As international organisations deal with the threat of a global Covid-19 pandemic, the call is out for citizens to keep those who are dealing with HIV/AIDS or have died in their thoughts. More than 38 million people globally are living with HIV while 24.5 million are accessing antiretroviral therapy. In the last year alone, 1.7 million people became infected with HIV despite health authorities drive to reduce the figure. At least 690 000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses in the past year.