Public Health

Limpopo's medication deficiency

There is a shortfall of ferrous sulphate in public hospitals in Limpopo. It used as a pre-labour treatment measure to reduce the risk of haemorrhaging (excessive bleeding) during childbirth.

Tembisa hospice faces shutdown due to lack of funding

Arebaokeng hospice in Tembisa has been providing palliative care for the terminally ill and their families for almost 20 years after founder, executive director and registered nurse (RN) Florah Modiba saw the need in her community.

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