Girls still in primary school are among the many learners who have become pregnant. This shocking update emerged during a consultative meeting facilitated by NACOSA, a network of civil society organisations working to turn the tide on HIV, Aids and TB.
Grade 4 girls across the Flagstaff circuit in the Eastern Cape are being vaccinated for the second round against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) after the departments of health and education launched the HPV vaccination campaign.
LIMPOPO – Angry parents have pulled out their children out of the dilapidated and damaged Tshivhade Primary School after learning that it been removed from the list of Vuwani area schools to be renovated.
Children, especially in rural areas, are turning away from school feeding schemes because they fear being judged for being poor by their fellow learners, despite being hungry. HEALTH-E NEWS spoke to learners and experts about the stigma of hunger and its effect on children’s health and education.