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Annah, 29, and her beautiful baby boy, Sandile (not their real names) have been with the Witkoppen FRESH Start postnatal program for 6 months. Annah says: "Thanks to the antenatal clinic, the postnatal clinic and A FRESH Start, Sandile continues to be HIV-free and I have been able to cope with my stress and financial issues. If I was at another clinic, I don’t think my life would be okay”.
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Categories: Success Stories | Tags: HIV positive , breastfeeding , pasteurise breast milk , HIV-free baby | View Count: (1153)

The most precious Gift of all - A FRESH Start

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At Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre we run an expanded post-natal program, A FRESH Start - "A Future Realized through Education, Support and Healthcare", funded by Gift of Hope. This is a story about a mother and her healthy baby girl, who got a FRESH START.
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Categories: Success Stories | Tags: HIV , fear , healthy , postnatal | View Count: (1049)
Witkoppen and Rotary run a Family Health Day in Diepsloot
In October, Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre partnered with Rotary to run the Family Health Day, for the third year in a row, for an outreach in the Diepsloot community to provide screening for communicable and non-communicable chronic diseases (including HIV, TB and diabetes) and health promotion and education. Everybody was health promotion talks and encouraged to make use of the medical facilities available to them. There was a very lively atmosphere and the days were well attended.
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Categories: Witkoppen News | Tags: Witkoppen , Rotary , Family Health Day , community outreach , HIV testing , TB screening , hypertension , diabetes | View Count: (1738)