The Need


Better data unearths more TB cases than previously thought
23 October 2014

Better data has revealed more than half a million more tuberculosis (TB) cases than previously thought, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report released yesterday. Read full story

Too many moms dying
10 October 2014

Amnesty International has called for child grants to be extended to pregnant women, saying that the death of 1400 women in childbirth every year in this country is "simply unacceptable". Read full story

Rural anaesthesia in the Eastern Cape
8 October 2014

One of the doctors we assisted to place in the Eastern Cape wrote an article about his experiences in Anaesthesia News. Read full story

Rural Health Organisations Launch the Rural Health Partners Network
3 October 2014

In June 2014 rural health organisations came together to discuss principles and actions aimed at strengthening the existing network to achieve maximum impact for rural health. Read full story