Instead of the care she sought, a vulnerable patient found further distress in a PE hospital.
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Researchers have shown that monetary incentives lead to infants being immunised on time.
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We feature four HIV positive women in their 40s who fit the profile of a typical M&G reader.
Find out how drug users banded together to use a simple injection to save thousands of lives.
The residents of a Nigerian village had no health services, save for traditional methods, to treat those with a fever and a rash.
Some women find it hard to leave their abusers for economic and emotional reasons and feel 'stuck' in their situation.
Why the storm may have conspired with a savage drought to deliver a deadly second blow to Zimbabwe where 70% of people are in dire need of food.
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Organ donations are rare in SA: donors and the specialists needed to do transplants are few. But awareness increases as more lives are being saved.
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Zimbabwe’s tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse.
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