Phuthanang Mental Health Institution fulfils an important role in the Botshabelo community, and recently received a Covid-19 protection boost via the Positive Action Campaign and the National Association of People Living HIV/AIDS.
The new coronavirus has exposed the staggeringly uneven distribution of life-saving medical equipment across the world. Ventilators are an essential tool in the treatment of respiratory illnesses, including severe cases of COVID-19, yet across 41 African countries there are fewer than 2,000 ventilators serving hundreds of millions of people. By Joshua Setipa, Managing Director of the UN Technology Bank.
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.
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.