If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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An isolated case of meningitis has been confirmed at North West University's Potchefstroom campus.
Sometimes a headache can be a symptom of a more serious health issue in your child.
She contracted an extremely rare type of the disease about two months ago and needed to have one of her arms removed.
Nigeria's health minister has declared that the outbreak of meningitis in the country is over, but only after it killed 1 166 people, most', of' them children.
At least 179 people, almost half of them children, have died of meningitis since January in Niger, where some 3,000 suspected cases have been reported, the United Nations has said.
Nigerian and international health officials say a meningitis epidemic has killed 336 children amid fears it could spread across the border to Niger.
Niger needs millions of doses of meningitis vaccine to ward off a possible epidemic – after a spike that has seen dozens of cases reported since January.
Keeping your baby safe and healthy is your number-one priority as a parent. Here are seven ways to protect him and save him from danger.
Mrs B took her 15 year old son, Boy X, to the doctor with symptoms of severe vomiting, headaches and a strange rash. It appears that the boy suffers from a potentially fatal condition called meningococcal meningitis.
The Meningitis Vaccine Project (MVP) is closing down after pioneering what could be a model for tackling infectious diseases in developing countries.
Makgosi Letimile, 35, was diagnosed with tuberculosis in 2016 and lost the use of her legs. Now cured of TB, she reflects on her journey as lives with a disability.
A young woman tragically died after catching a deadly bacterial infection.
Seven years have passed and the teenager has defied the odds.
The co-founder of a US compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more,
More than 1 000 people have died in an outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria, the Centre for Disease Control has said, but added that the spread of the disease is slowing.
Nigeria is facing a major shortfall in vaccines to contain an outbreak of meningitis that has claimed 282 lives since November last year, senior health officials have said.
Health authorities in central Ghana have denied that there is a meningitis outbreak in the country's Ashanti region, but there are reports that at least 32 people have died in the past four weeks.
International health officials are scrambling to find meningitis C vaccines as an outbreak of the child-killing disease threatens to balloon.
The death toll in a meningitis epidemic that broke out in January in Niger has reached 129, the health minister says.
The WHO has approved the distribution of a new ground-breaking meningitis vaccine for babies across Africa.
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