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The health department calls arrests 'unfortunate' after senior officials spend night trying to get workers out of cells.
The social networking site is responding to the growing number of cries for help on its pages by including tips and links for users in distress.
A new report shows that almost two-thirds of South Africa's preschoolers are not getting the health and nutrition they need.
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Bhekisisa, the Mail & Guardian’s Health Journalism Centre, is offering three, paid journalism internships to final year journalism students.
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Over seven million people are believed to be living with HIV in South Africa. When COVID-19 reached our shores, there was great concern about what it would mean for our vulnerable populations. But the country’s fatality rates have been lower than initially expected. Here’s why.
The health department says the problems with placements are overstated but experts wonder if provincial budgets are coping with rising costs.
There are fears that, because the LAM measure is easily administered, it could be used when conditions call for more detailed analysis.