People who suffer from incontinence may be uncomfortable talking about their condition. It is important to take their condition into consideration when addressing them.
At a specialist training session for media on palliative care and Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the Disability Mainstreaming Coordinator at Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA), Petra Burger, who is also a person living with a life limiting condition, called on the government to accelerate efforts to provide quality care for all South Africans living with serious or...
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The health regulator found huge variations in the time taken to report on radiology examinations.
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