Smoking cannabis virtually doubles the risk of developing mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, researchers say.
Address of the President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, at the Second Joint sitting of the third Democratic Parliament, Cape Town, 11 February 2005
Address at the Second Joint Sitting of the Third Democratic Parliament Cape Town
TUGELA FERRY, South Africa -- Every evening, by candlelight, Sithombi Malembe swallows two pills and one capsule with a gulp of water hauled by hand from the Tugela River. Under conditions once feared too primitive for such treatment, she is journeying back from the brink of death.
The wound inflicted on Evangelina Kangai 26 years ago, when she was in Class Four may be healed, but her heart skips when she remembers the ugly ordeal.
UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG
DIVISION OF RURAL HEALTH, DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE
Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown 2193 South
Tel: 011 717 2041
Fax: 011 717 2558
18th WITS SKILLS TRAINING COURSE
The next Wits Clinical Skills Course will be held on Friday 16th October 2009.
The president has signed the new law which requires all healthworkers to apply for a certificate of need. This will be implemented after promulgating the relevant regulation.
As we celebrate our achievements of the first decade, we are dedicating ourselves within the health sector to ensuring that the fruits of the second decade exceed those of the first.
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Analysis shows that the pandemic has dropped from the media's agenda. The growing HIV/Aids pandemic on the African continent has been largely ignored by South African media.
Six premature babies have died in hospital after being fed contaminated nutritional drips. A seventh infant is fighting for its life at the Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein. The Free State Department of Health has launched an investigation into the incident.