The Need


New website for youth health foundation
17 June 2014

Umthombo Youth Development Foundation launched its new website on Youth Day. The foundation train and support rural youth from KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape to become qualified healthcare staff Read full story

Antiretrovirals credited for TB decline
12 June 2014

South Africa is seeing about 79,000 fewer TB cases annually thanks to increased HIV treatment uptake, according to the latest research from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NCID). Read full story

At a glance: Zithulele Hospital and its surrounding community
5 June 2014

Read the latest issue of the Jabulani Rural Health Foundation newsletter and find out what is happening at the Eastern Cape’s Zithulele Hospital and its surrounding community. This newsletter features updates on their ARV and Rural Ability programmes. Read full story

Future health professionals hit by rural bug
3 June 2014

Africa Health Placements (AHP) has embarked on an exciting new project promoting rural and public health among future health professionals. Targeting health science students at South Africa’s eight medical schools, AHP has formed a partnership with the Wits Rural Health Club, a student organisation at the University of the Witwatersrand. Read full story