South Africa's only state school for pregnant girls gives expectant mothers the chance to continue their education in a supportive environment. But some experts believe it sends out the wrong message - and that pupils should remain in mainstream education.
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AFP (July 18, 2014) Contaminated water in South Africa's northwestern town of Bloemhof kills three babies and hospitalises over 500 people. The incident highlights growing fears over water safety in South Africa. ... watch video
AFP (Jan. 21, 2016) As the the mosquito-borne Zika virus continues to spread, the medical school at the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH) has recommended that women in the country avoid getting pregnant ... watch video
AP (Sep. 13, 2016) Zika vaccine trials began Tuesday at the University of Marylands School of Medicine in Baltimore. Some volunteers say they are doing it in hopes that pregnant women one day will not have to fear the ... watch video
Newsy (Jan. 23, 2016) Countries in South America and Central America are urging women not to get pregnant because of the suspected birth defect the virus might cause.
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Deutsche Welle (Sep. 2, 2013) German and South African scientists are collaborating in Durban to find new ways of fighting tuberculosis, or TB. For the past 20 years the number of cases of TB has been on the rise, in part because ... watch video
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Sep. 9, 2014 Donors, Ministries of Health, implementing agencies, and other partners should prioritize providing pregnant women in malaria endemic regions with long-lasting insecticide treated nets through ... read more
Apr. 15, 2013 Teachers’ assessments of pupils’ literacy can vary significantly, even for pupils with similar test scores. This may interfere with children’s right to fair and gender-equal education, ... read more