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Vaccination – Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

Some background Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection and is the initiating factor of a chain of events that may lead to cervical cancer (please read our cervical cancer blog here). HPV [...]

Cervical cancer screening

Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer related deaths in women in Africa. In South Africa new cases occur about twice as common as the rest of the world. There are thousands of new [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is the month to paint the streets pink for a really good reason – it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month!   Breast cancer is by far the most common cancer affecting women all around the [...]

Pregnancy: The first visit

Finding out that you are pregnant is often a time of mixed emotions. As you watch that first pregnancy test turn positive you may experience anything from shock, fear, stress and disappointment to extreme relief [...]

In celebration of women….

In celebration of women... To all the amazing ladies who have crossed my path and who I have had the privilege to get to know, you are special and valuable. The female body is incredible. The complexity [...]