The Need


Doctor lives to serve rural community
20 November 2015

“People 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

The hero of Hlabisa
10 November 2015

From taxi driver to TB-care champion, Zamani Dlamini brings hope to the sick in rural KwaZulu-Natal. Read full story

World Health Organisation calls for treatment for all
5 October 2015

In a landmark move, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended that all people living with HIV be started on treatment as soon as possible following diagnosis. Read full story

Getting to zero preventable child deaths is possible
10 September 2015

New child mortality data shows East and southern Africa are making the fastest progress on reducing child deaths – and this bodes well as the world ushers in new development goals. Read full story