The Need


SA blood not to Zika's taste
1 February 2016

As the World Health Organisation meets today to decide whether the Zika virus should be treated as a global emergency, South Africans have little to fear from the disease. Read full story

Doctors are living their dreams in rural South Africa
17 December 2015

“I am living my dream,” says Dr Carol Twala, a Soweto-born doctor working at Tonga Hospital in Mpumalanga. Read full story

South Africa among world’s top TB funders
14 December 2015

Four South African research institutions are among the top 100 funders of tuberculosis (TB) research in the world according to a new report released today. If the country could triple TB research funding in the next three years, it could even outstrip richer countries. Read full story

Doctor lives to serve rural community
20 November 2015

“People often neglect remote areas. People in rural areas have a right to healtcare, just like anyone else in South Africa,” says Dr Albert Ngeleke Lufuluabo, who is working at Botlokwa Hospital in Capricorn, Limpopo. Read full story