It’s the final straw! My medical aid is paying a prescribed minimum benefits (PMB) out of my savings, again … writes Ari Seirlis
As COVID-19 rages on, Dr Ed Baalbergen reminds people with spinal cord injuries about the risks associated to respiratory infections
George Louw investigates how doctors make the difficult ethical decisions including how to distribute scarce resources As the number of COVID-19 infections climb, there are concerns around the difficult ethical decisions that medical staff need to make around the care of patients. George Louw reaches out to Dr Virginia Wilson,...
Even with a partial or complete loss of sensation below the level of injury, people with spinal cord injuries can still have full sex lives Following a spinal cord injury, the communication system between the nerves, the spinal cord and the brain changes. For some people, this can cause a...
People with disabilities run the risk of being left behind amid the COVID-19 pandemic with a lack of adequate healthcare. Raven Benny calls on people with disabilities to be brave On May 6, at the launch of the Policy Brief on Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19, the United Nations […]
Everyone took their own unique approach to fending off boredom and loneliness during the national lockdown from trying new things to reconnecting with family From make-shift home offices and new hobbies to trying to exercise in a tiny apartment, the nationwide lockdown has resulted in great changes for South Africans. […]
George Louw explains why hope in a time of panic and fear is so important and where he puts his hope We live in times of doubt. COVID-19 has moved the whole world out of its comfort zone, and we do not know what the future holds. We are concerned. […]
From washing your hands and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces to correctly wearing your mask, there are some basic COVID-19 facts that everyone should know to stay safe As South Africa creeps even closer to its third month in lockdown, the number of people infected with COVID-19 increases. It is, arguably, […]
Mandy Latimore takes a look at what travel after lockdown might look like as the tourism industry takes steps to keep its customers safe You all must be feeling as trapped and hemmed in as myself. This is the most time I’ve spent in my home without a break. It […]
In March, the disability sector called on government to ensure people with disabilities received the required support during the lockdown and are included in post-lockdown recovery plans. But has this been in vain? It is no secret that people with disabilities are among the most marginalised groups. They have less […]