Mpox outbreak remains under control, says Health

The Department of Health has reassured South Africa that the current Monkeypox, or Mpox, disease outbreak remains under control. This is despite several suspected cases reported across the country due to heightened awareness and surveillance activities. The Gauteng Department of Education retracted a statement this morning after it said a case of the infectious disease […]

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Make a positive impact this Mandela Day

With commemorations set to be held for the birthday of late President Nelson Mandela this month, individuals, communities, and organisations are once again reminded to make a positive impact in their own communities. This as Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July 2009 via a unanimous decision […]

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Men encouraged to get circumcised

The Right to Care, is implementing South Africa’s largest voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programme as part of the country’s HIV prevention strategy. It encourages men to get circumcised to protect themselves and their partners against HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Circumcision helps reduce the sexual transmission of HIV by as much as 60%, […]

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