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Mental Health and wellbeing is key

A time to raise our collective consciousness about the importance of mental well-being and challenge the stigma surrounding mental health issues. This year, we must stress the importance of mental health as a crucial component of our overall health and wellbeing and as a human right deserving of the same consideration and care as physical health. Let’s explore the essential elements of mental health in light of this, concentrating on young people, societal perspectives, and the context of mental health in South Africa. The Unseen Struggles of Young People The statistics are stark: at least 90% of young people aged…

Early Detection saves lives

As October begins, the world’s attention shifts to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a critical initiative aimed at supporting individuals who have survived the disease, those undergoing treatment, and educating people about the various aspects of the illness. It is important to understand that breast cancer does not discriminate; it can affect anyone, regardless of gender or the size and shape of the breasts. Breast cancer is a condition that presents itself in different forms. Just like the diversity of normal breasts, which can be large or small, smooth or lumpy, light or dark, and of different sizes. Breast cancer, too,…