The WHO report shows that TB deaths could increase if diagnosis and treatment are disrupted for three consecutive months. The Covid-19 pandemic has forced governments to divert resources away from TB.
We’re living in what many have described as a ‘new normal.’ Yet, how do we reshape the norm so that the girl child is no longer left behind? Novartis’ Sibonile Dube has a few practical suggestions.
With the general stress of coronavirus and with more people living alone, or in tense family situations – overeating, bulimia and other disordered eating may be triggered due to these risk factors.
The Gauteng Provincial Command Council outlines measures to combat the spread of Covid-19 and mitigate its impact on the province’s most marginalised communities. OurHealth journalist Marcia Zali reports.