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Knives out for controversial ‘Dr’

  Rose Moremoholo MASERU HEALTH Minister ’MolotsiMonyamane is in a fierce fight with a deregistered health practitioner, Dr TebohoBulane, over the latter’s claims that his food supplement prevents HIV infection.

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Ministry worried over blood shortage

’Makhotso Rakotsoane MASERU   HEALTH Minister ’Molotsi Monyamane says he is deeply worried about the shortage of blood in hospitals. Monyamane, who said he is one of the regular blood

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AIDS Commission to hold consultative meeting

Staff Reporter MASERU THE National AIDS Commission (NAC) will hold a consultative meeting in Thaba-Bosiu today to map out how to coordinate the fight against the pandemic. The NAC, through

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Health inspector on the run

Staff Reporter MASERU   A Mohale’s Hoek health inspector is on the run after a magistrate threatened to lock her up for contempt of court. Tebello Kolobe, who is a

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Taxi drivers roll back HIV

Lucy Westcott MASERU NAPO Khusu likes to think of himself as a taxi driver–educator. Behind the wheel of his Toyota Corolla, white with a signature marigold stripe along its side,

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Slicing for life

……How circumcision can save lives   Rose Moremoholo MASERU IN a male dominated society like Lesotho the decision to get circumcised has always been that of men. It has always

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Church dogma versus pragmatism

  Rose Moremoholo MASERU SINCE 1968, the Catholic Church has had brawls with secular authorities over the issue of contraceptives, particularly the pill. The Church has ruled that the use

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‘The next best thing to angels’

Rose Moremoholo & Senate Sekotlo MASERU   When Matlotlo Nte was admitted at St Joseph Hospital in Roma in 2008 she was complaining of dizziness, blurred vision and headache. She

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Shock rise in infant mortality rate

Rose Moremoholo MASERU THE government is alarmed by the increasing number of babies dying in health care facilities when compared with those dying at home during birth. Dr ’Nyane Letsie,

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The male nurse who is a midwife

Rose Moremoholo MORIJA He has faced fierce criticism from disapproving husbands who charge that he sees their wives’ nakedness. Some have accused him of being gay. But LetšabaSebatli, 29, has