The Need


SA doctor charts new course for WHO
28 January 2015

South African born Dr. Matshidiso Moeti yesterday became the World Health’s Organisation’s (WHO) Regional Director for Africa. As she takes the reigns of one of the WHO’s most important offices at a pivotal time, the doctor from KwaThema east of Johannesburg says she has never forgotten the lessons South Africa taught her Read full story

SA's Ebola warriors
20 January 2015

Eleven South African healthcare workers are leaving for Sierra Leone at the end of the week to treat patients in the country worst affected by Ebola. Read full story

SA life expectancy rises
7 January 2015

While South African life expectancy dropped between 1990 and 2013, there are signs of hope again. Read full story

World Aids Day: Less than half of infected people know
1 December 2014

Although 65% of South Africans reportedly have been tested for HIV at least once, annual testing figures are much lower. Read full story