Kwazulu-Natal

Funding by Faith

Funding by Faith

A community caregivers project for rural KwaZulu-Natal AIDS orphans and vulnerable children hangs in the balance as donor money from the
Hospital horrors

Hospital horrors

The hospital is full Two young girls lie on trolleys in the main hallway They are wrapped in pink blankets; drips come out of their arms
New SANAC CEO responds to questions about his past

New SANAC CEO responds to questions about his past

Dr Sandile Buthelezi was recently appointed as the new head (CEO) of the South African National AIDS Council His appointment follows the
TAC survey highlights poor infection control in clinics

TAC survey highlights poor infection control in clinics

By Marcus Low Tuberculosis (TB) infection control measures in some South African public sector clinics fall woefully short This is
Hearing a problem, and solving it

Hearing a problem, and solving it

By Ntsiki Mpulo - Nombulelo Sojina cradles her baby close to her chest in a kangaroo mothering-style of skin-to-skin contact The child’s
Communities in crisis

Communities in crisis

By Treatment Action Campaign The Treatment Action Campaign has shared the following stories with Spotlight from their provincial operations
In good hands

In good hands

By Ntsiki Mpulo - Eyes bulging, lips cracked, ribs clearly visible under taut skin; the man appears on the verge of taking his last breath
The barefoot soldiers of a public health care system that doesn’t seem to care

The barefoot soldiers of a public health care system that doesn’t seem to care

By Nomatter Ndebele - For the past 17 years, 55-year old Doris Ntuli has worked as a community caregiver (CCG) in the community of

“Bring your pubic hair” – healers and quacks continue to thrive in KwaZulu-Natal

In KwaZulu-Natal, according to reports from the Human Sciences Research Council, there are 18 million people who are HIV positive Of those,
Fewer children are dying of severe malnutrition, but ignorance continues to kill babies

Fewer children are dying of severe malnutrition, but ignorance continues to kill babies

By Bill Corcoran & Nomatter Ndebele - Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) remains stubbornly entrenched in many of KwaZulu-Natal province’s

A time of dying in Durban

By Kerry Cullinan - Every day, I passed three funeral parlours on my 5km drive to work in central Durban Shiny hearses lined up in the
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