Category: Health & Wellness

The State of Healthcare in South Africa – if health care services are not delivering safe and quality healthcare what is the solution?

Patient safety is an important element of an effective and efficient health care system. Safety refers to a lack of harm while quality has to do with efficiency and effectiveness that achieves the goal of healthcare at the right cost and at the right time….

On the frontline

Dinah Masooane has been working at the Nthabiseng Thuthuzela Care Centre (TCC) in Soweto as a first response counsellor since 2011. These 24-hour, ‘one-stop’ facilities bring health, justice and civil society professionals together to provide effective and supportive care to victims of sexual violence.  Dinah…

Cape Town’s environmentally unclean townships are a burden for Black Women

Dirty and sewage overflowing Cape Town townships are an unhealthy social and mental existence for black people. The apartheid policies of differentiated spatial development created and continue to perpetuate unhealthy and dangerous living conditions for black people and their children –and they affect black women’s…

A Living Legend – Lameeza Trenose

Living Legends Article: Featuring Lameeza Trenose   An HIV Testing Counsellor at Masincedane Community Centre   In this week’s feature on living legends, meet Lameeza Trenose from Broadlands Park in Strand. She is an HIV testing Counsellor at Masincedane Community Centre. On an ordinary working…