We separate myth from truth and explore how best to prevent and treat measles. By Sister Burgie Ireland
South Africa offers extensive vaccinations, but do you understand what you’re protecting your child against with a vaccine?
Baby measles is very common. Sister Lilian explains what signs and symptoms to look out for.
If you’re not sure whether or not to vaccinate your child, we strongly suggest you read this so you can
One of the biggest decisions many parents are faced with today is whether or not to vaccinate their child. As
Are your family’s vaccinations up to date? Here’s why it’s important to ensure you get vaccinated throughout your life and
Think your little one might have German measles? Look out for these symptoms. By Lynne Gidish
According to a South African Demographic Health Survey released by Statistics SA in 2016, only about 53% of South African
We look at how vaccines work and why they are important, plus an updated vaccination schedule.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) have warned schools to be on the lookout for symptoms of measles after
Vaccine fears are nothing new, but health bodies say non-immunisation puts babies and tots at risk. So, should you vaccinate
A visit to the clinic can be stressful for you and your baby. Registered midwife, Philippa Hime, offers this advice
We take a look at the benefits of vaccinations for children, backed by the latest research, so you can make
An unvaccinated boy has died from diphtheria in a Barcelona hospital. This is Spain’s first diagnosed case of this disease
Chickenpox is very contagious and most common in children under 12, but anyone can get it. If you’re little one
Right after birth, your new baby has a busy schedule of tests and checks ahead of her. Here’s what you
Vaccinations are the single most important way to protect children against serious diseases. They’re also one of the most cost
With so many false immunisation statements out there, it’s no wonder only about 85% of children in South Africa are