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General Health Queries
General Health Queries
What is measles?
Who can get measles?
How is measles transmitted?
What are the signs and symptoms of measles?
How is measles diagnosed?
How is measles treated?
How is measles prevented?
Which Vaccines are recommended for Adults?
General Contact details
Helplines and important contacts
What is SADAG?
Where can I find helpline numbers for mental health?
How can SADAG help me to check my mental health?
Who can benefit from the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant?
How do I apply for the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant?
What is cholera?
How does cholera affect a person? (Symptoms)
Who is at risk of getting cholera?
How is cholera spread?
How is cholera treated?
How do we prevent the spread of cholera?
Which precautions should people take?
How can we make SAFE water?
How do I make Oral Rehydrate Solution (ORS)?
How do you know if someone is dehydrated?
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – Why should we vaccinate?
Who gets the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine?
How is the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine given?
When will the HPV vaccines be given in 2023?
What is HPV?
How do women get HPV?
Why should I allow my daughter to be vaccinated for HPV?
Can HPV be treated?
How is HPV responsible for cancer of the cervix?
Why will the HPV vaccine only be given to girls in grade 4?
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Notifiable Medical Conditions (NMC)
What are Notifiable Medical Conditions (NMCs)?
Notifiable Medical Conditions (NMC) Overview
Which Category 1 notifiable medical conditions (NMC) require IMMEDIATE reporting?
Which Category 2 notifiable conditions (NMC) should be reported within (7) DAYS of diagnosis?
Which Category 3 notifiable medical conditions (NMC) must be reported within (7) DAYS of diagnosis?
Which Category 4 notifiable medical conditions (NMC) should be reported within 1 MONTH of diagnosis?
Mumps outbreak in SA - May 2023
What is mumps?
What are the symptoms of mumps?
Who is at risk for mumps?
How is mumps treated?
What is Diphtheria?
What are the symptoms of Diphtheria?
Who is at risk of catching Diphtheria?
How is Diphtheria treated?
Diphtheria in South Africa
Central Chronic Medicines Dispensing and Distribution (CCMDD)
What is Dablapmeds?
How does Dablapmeds work?
How will I know when to collect my medication?
What happens if I miss my collection date?
I am an asylum seeker or hold a foreign passport, can I register on Dablapmeds?
Can I change my pick-up point?
What is Viral Hepatitis?
What is hepatitis A?
What are the symptoms of Hepatitis A?
How is hepatitis A treated?
What is the best way to prevent the spread of hepatitis A?
What is hepatitis B?
What are the symptoms of hepatitis B?
How is hepatitis B treated?
Can the hepatitis B vaccine be administered to children?
Is there a hepatitis B vaccine available?
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What is Polio?
How is polio spread?
What are the symptoms of polio?
Can polio have serious symptoms?
How is polio prevented?
How is polio treated?
Rubella (German Measles)
What is rubella?
Who can get rubella (German measles)?
Where does rubella occur in South Africa?
How is rubella (German measles) transmitted?
What are the signs and symptoms of rubella (German measles)?
What are complications resulting from rubella infection?
How is rubella diagnosed?
How is rubella (German measles) treated?
How is rubella (German measles) prevented?
What is malaria?
Who can get malaria?
Where does malaria occur in and around South Africa?
How can malaria be prevented?
What are the signs and symptoms of malaria?
How do I control my diabetes?