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Door-to-door visits helps rural clinic exceed UNAIDS targets 2560 1948 Right to Care

Door-to-door visits helps rural clinic exceed UNAIDS targets

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 “Sis Dudu knocked on my door at home last year. If it wasn’t for her, I would be sick now,” says Hlengiwe Nkosi, who was diagnosed…

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African Vaccination Week: Vaccinate against deadly diseases including COVID-19 533 400 Right to Care

African Vaccination Week: Vaccinate against deadly diseases including COVID-19

Tuesday, 25 April 2023: African Vaccination Week is a crucial reminder of the life-saving power of vaccines. From COVID-19 to polio, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis B, influenza, rotavirus, measles, and the…

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SA is under-diagnosing TB and still needs to catch up post pandemic 1200 1600 Right to Care

SA is under-diagnosing TB and still needs to catch up post pandemic

Thursday, 23 March 2023: Ahead of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day tomorrow, Dr Lucy Connell, TB  programme lead at health NPO Right to Care, says, “South Africa has one of the…

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Parents implored to protect initiates from illegal schools 550 421 Right to Care

Parents implored to protect initiates from illegal schools

Wednesday, 14 December 2022: Since the start of the summer initiation season, tragically already 10 initiates have passed away, primarily as a result of illegal initiation practices. Consequently, the Eastern…

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Young girls encouraged to get vaccine to prevent cervical cancer during awareness month 2560 1707 Right to Care

Young girls encouraged to get vaccine to prevent cervical cancer during awareness month

Tuesday, 20 September 2022: Cancer of the cervix is the second most prevalent cancer in women in South Africa and while it is preventable, approximately 3 000 women die in…

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Men encouraged to focus on their health in June – men’s health awareness month 402 603 Right to Care

Men encouraged to focus on their health in June – men’s health awareness month

Dr Chuka Onaga, deputy chief of party at leading health NGO Right to Care is encouraging all men to focus on their health during men’s health awareness month in June. This is…

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Recognising the contribution our nurses make 2560 1123 Right to Care

Recognising the contribution our nurses make

International Nurses Day is on 12 May each year to mark the contribution that nurses make to healthcare and society. The day is celebrated on the birthday of Florence Nightingale…

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Consequences of unprotected sex on Valentines Day are not romantic 2445 1632 Right to Care

Consequences of unprotected sex on Valentines Day are not romantic

Precious Robinson, chief technical specialist for prevention, care and treatment at health NGO, Right to Care, is calling on South Africans to, “Use condoms to reduce your risk of getting…

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Prince honours his father – the former Zulu king’s healthcare legacy 1000 667 Right to Care

Prince honours his father – the former Zulu king’s healthcare legacy

In his first public health event since his father’s death, Zulu prince Izinyane leSilo uNhlanganiso kaZwelithini (Nhlanganiso Zulu) called on the country’s men to take up health services – from…

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SA’s women bear the brunt of HIV stigma 787 525 Right to Care

SA’s women bear the brunt of HIV stigma

HIV strides heavily undermined by female disempowerment and GBV  Women are facing a myriad of challenges which negatively impact SA’s progress towards an HIV free generation. Many are being humiliated…

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