Cansa launches telephonic counselling for patients left frustrated by the Covid-19 pandemic, affecting their treatment and support. Cancer patients are physically and emotionally vulnerable to effects of lockdown.
Topanama village, in Limpopo’s Mopani District, has been without water for the past seven months. Residents, at their wits end, have started drinking water from a local canal, and community leaders fear a diarrhoea outbreak on top of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Health care workers conducting screening for COVID19 outside Thohoyandou say although they experienced some challenges, they are satisfied that they visited every household assigned to them.
Water shortages have rendered residents of Nabane village vulnerable to the spread of Covid-19, due to not being able to comply with Covid-19 protection measures, such as regular hand washing.
Fresh produce hawkers who meet government regulations are allowed to continue business, but in Limpopo and the Eastern Cape food vendors are worried about their safety, as the local government has failed to give them personal protective equipment.
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