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News – Mines

KICKING TB & HIV IN MOHLAKENG!

World AIDS Day 2014 will be commemorated on 1 December… and build up work towards this RED LETTER DAY is in full swing! ‘Kick TB & HIV’ formed part of a huge community event at the Mohlakeng Stadium, Randfontein.  There were many different health services available, and of course the Kick TB & HIV educational […]

HARMONY CARES… KICK TB & HIV AT DOORNKOP SHAFT

One of the big gold mining houses, Harmony, cares deeply for its employees and its surrounding communities.  On Tuesday 26 November they summoned the Kick TB & HIV team to their Doornkop Shaft as well as to the Slovoville Primary School, adjacent to Randfontein.  We shared our health messaging and brought Love and Light to […]

WORLD AIDS DAY 2014 – AND LEJWELEPUTSWA (FREE STATE) IS GEARING UP!!!

Kick TB & HIV is hard at work, gearing up for the upcoming World AIDS Day commemoration on 1 December 2014.   This is a HUGE team effort, to say the very least!  Provincial and District Health are our close allies in bringing the education and health services to the people in the remote areas of […]

‘KICK TB & HIV’ KICKS OFF AT SIBANYE GOLD!

As part of the Global Fund grant allocated to the National Department of Health, TB & HIV awareness in the communities surrounding the major gold mining districts of South Africa (known as the peri mining communities) has commenced at ground level.  This body of work will be implemented by The Aurum Institute for Health in […]

‘KICK TB & HIV’ TARGETS WATERBERG DISTRICT IN LIMPOPO

On 29 May 2014, with the commendable effort of Ms Onica Baloyi and her dedicated team of the Provincial Department of Health, Limpopo gave TB and HIV the proverbial ‘boot’ when they targeted 2 big schools in the Waterberg District. Chris Hani Primary School with 1048 learners was excellently prepared for the learning experience of […]

‘KICK TB & HIV’ FEATURES AT BANYANA BANYANA FOOTBALL MATCH AT DOBSONVILLE STADIUM, SOWETO!

On Sunday 18 May 2014 ‘Kick TB & HIV’ enjoyed a prize position at the football match between Banyana Banyana and Ghana at the Dobsonville Stadium, Soweto. Our educational program ran from 10:00 – 14:30, reaching hundreds of spectators who came for the match.  We were positioned at the entrance gate and it was a […]

WORLD TB DAY 2014: ‘FINDING, TREATING AND CURING TB IN HARD TO REACH COMMUNITIES’

And that’s exactly where we worked…  in ‘hard to reach communities’!!! World TB Day was nationally commemorated in the West Rand district of Gauteng on 24 March 2014.  The Popo Molefe Stadium in Kokosi, Fochville was buzzing with activity on this beautiful, sunny Monday. Approximately 2000 people attended the event and had access to multiple […]

WORLD TB DAY 2014: Commencement of interventions in peri-mining communities

WHEN?  Monday 24 March 2014;  10:00 – 13:00 WHERE?  Kokosi informal settlement, Fochville, Merafong OUR THEME:  Finding, Treating and Curing TB in Hard to Reach Communities This will be a day where we commemorate World TB Day;  where we once again re-commit ourselves to the fight against TB and HIV so that we will TIRELESSLY […]

Schools among those targeted in the mining areas

Kick TB & HIV’s initial focus was on primary school learners in the 18 priority districts of South Africa… This focus has expanded to include the informal settlements surrounding our mining areas, as well as the correctional facilities throughout South Africa. Schools remain a focal point and this past week we had the privilege of […]

Building on 2012 focus on “TB in the mining industry”

Deputy President Motlanthe, 24th March 2012: ‘Among the things we would like to work closely with the mining sector on are the following: *  Open mine health facilities to provide care and treatment to members of communities neighbouring mines where access to health care is limited. * The second most critical area of our focus […]