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Organising committee member Stephanie Homer says rural health workers often miss opportunities to attend conferences as their patients depend on them.
The health professionals have gathered for the 21st rural health four day conference.

Health professionals share experiences

Saturday 23 September 2017 10:35

Doctors, therapists and other health professionals who work in rural areas across the country are sharing experiences in Taung in the North West.

Health professionals share experiences

Saturday 23 September 2017 10:35

Doctors, therapists and other health professionals who work in rural areas across the country are sharing experiences in Taung in the North West.

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Today marks World Rhino Day

Friday 22 September 2017 10:08

Former Springbok and World Cup winning Captain John Smit is among 24 runners taking to the hills of the Drakensberg in KZN to raise funds for rhino conservation.

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Hurricane Maria devastates Puerto Rico, kills at least 32 in Caribbean

Friday 22 September 2017 07:29

Hurricane Maria destroyed buildings and knocked out power across Puerto Rico before flooding parts of the Dominican Republic and then heading to the Turks and Caicos Islands and south eastern Bahamas.

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Fast tracking fishing permits could alleviate poaching

Friday 22 September 2017 05:37

Fast-tracking the allocation of fishing rights to communities can alleviate rampant poaching that's affecting the stock levels of fish species in the country's oceans.

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SA joins UN HIV-Aids programme

Thursday 21 September 2017 21:35

SA has joined with the UN Programme on HIV and Aids to announce a new breakthrough pricing agreement that could revolutionize the treatment and management of HIV in low to middle income countries.

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Western Cape drought expected to persist

Thursday 21 September 2017 21:01

As the rainy season draws to a close in the Western Cape the much anticipated relief has not come.

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W Cape govt put drought relief measures in place

Thursday 21 September 2017 09:56

Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde says live feed is prioritised in drought relief because of the national regulation.

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Hurricane Maria plunges Puerto Rico into darkness

Thursday 21 September 2017 07:30

Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years,carved a path of destruction through the US territory on Wednesday.

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Millions of egg laying chickens culled over bird flu fears

Thursday 21 September 2017 06:50

An estimated two million egg laying chickens have been culled since the outbreak of Avian influenza in South Africa about three months ago.

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Hurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico, causes wide destruction

Wednesday 20 September 2017 21:20

Hurricane Maria rampaged across Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, causing major flooding, damaging homes and knocking out power

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