South Africa

30 نوفمبر 2016

“I would have never managed to overcome the difficult situation if I did not have the support from Red Cross.” – Story of Sis D

In 2012, I was diagnosed with Tuberculosis. I was in denial. Although I had previously heard about, I never thought I would get infected with it. I blamed my husband because he was on TB medication at the time, but was not taking his treatment seriously.
Investing in prevention for better management and control of vector-borne disease outbreaks
9 أغسطس 2016

Investing in prevention for better management and control of vector-borne disease outbreaks

Training front line responders following outbreaks of yellow fever
24 مارس 2016

"People would laugh at me." The stigma of having tuberculosis

The stigma of suffering from tuberculosis
Standing up to stigma by supporting others with multi drug-resistant tuberculosis
24 مارس 2015

Standing up to stigma by supporting others with multi drug-resistant tuberculosis

Siphokazi Kosopi suffered intense discrimination after she was diagnosed with multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).
Volunteers on the frontline with South African Red Cross
5 سبتمبر 2014

Volunteers on the frontline with South African Red Cross

Sivuyile Kati is one of 43 Red Cross caregivers in the South Africa’s Eastern Cape volunteering his time to support people living with Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB).
South Africa Red Cross dispel sex workers myths in HIV education
18 أغسطس 2014

South Africa Red Cross dispel sex workers myths in HIV education

When MG first arrived in the dusty transit town of Musina, northern South Africa – fleeing from the fighting Zimbabwe in 2008 – as an undocumented worker, she started off doing odd jobs.
Support ramps up in South Africa as TB awareness month draws to a close
28 مارس 2014

Support ramps up in South Africa as TB awareness month draws to a close

Helping to reduce the stigma of being diagnosed with TB.
Residents flee as heavy rains hit South Africa
25 مارس 2014

Residents flee as heavy rains hit South Africa

The South Africa Red Cross Society supports thousands left homeless from flooding
First aid on South Africa’s deadly road network
12 سبتمبر 2013

First aid on South Africa’s deadly road network

South African roads are deadly. Every day 45 people are killed, 410 people are injured and 25 people are paralysed in traffic accidents. These statistics mean South Africa has some of the highest rates of road deaths in the world.
Simple solutions to stop the deadly spread of TB in South Africa
12 أبريل 2013

Simple solutions to stop the deadly spread of TB in South Africa

In the Eastern Cape region of South Africa, something as simple as putting a sticker in a minibus is seen as a crucial step towards curbing the spread of tuberculosis (TB).
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