The Need


MomConnect reaches 100 000 pregnant women in just two months
24 October 2014

MomConnect, the cellular phone application that assists pregnant mothers during pregnancy and child birth to ensure that every pregnancy is healthy and every newborn has the best start in life, has reached more than 100 000 pregnant women in only two months. Read full story

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