By Neo Mathibe Uncertainty has become the new normal for breastfeeding mothers since the advent of the global Covid-19 pandemic, with many anxious that any intimate contact with their babies could be risky. One such mother, ‘Marefiloe Kobeli Ntsebe of Ha...
The suspension of the director general of health services Dr 'Nyane Letsie has been greeted with mixed feelings among stakeholders in the health sector. Dr Letsie was suspended with immediate effect by acting health principal secretary Lesimole Moletsane on Tuesday,...
PSI Lesotho, with the support of the Ministry of Health believes that, with the current pandemic of COVID-19, or Coronavirus Disease, it is more important than ever for Basotho to continue to access various HIV services and to know their status, whilst still maintaining recommended standards and...
The government of Lesotho has made an undertaking to pay hazard allowances of between 2,500 to M3,500 to health workers who treat or are exposed to Covid-19 patients. This has been announced by health minister, Motlatsi Maqelepo, in response to the Coalition of Healthworkers'...
The Coalition of Health Professionals Association (HPA) has announced that there are two health workers who have tested positive for Covid19. In a statement on Thursday, HPA said one of the health workers is symptomatic while the other one is starting to display symptoms;...
By Kefiloe Kajane As per World Health Organisation regulations, it is necessary for people to wear masks whenever they are in public. However, this has proved to be quite a challenge for people who are asthmatic as they complain that masks choke...
By Kefiloe Kajane   Lesotho’s nurses say they have noted with concern the unpreparedness and failure of the national authorities to mount clear, comprehensive and systematic strategies against Covid-19, which renders the country highly vulnerable to the pandemic which has claimed close to 400,000 lives worldwide.
By Kefiloe Kajane The virtually non-existent state of Lesotho’s health system has once again come under the spotlight following revelations suggesting that Covid-19 quarantine facilities are far from prepared to cope with the deadly global pandemic. Nurses this week alleged that a recent fact-finding tour of...
We often take it for granted that everyone knows and understands what the 16 Days of Activism campaign is about and why the campaign was initiated in the first place. However, one of the most common questions from communities is why we conduct...
With festive season fast approaching, and with it a high number of accidents and violent incidents, local social club Team Shanghai hosted a blood donation initiative last weekend to help out the Lesotho blood bank which has on numerous occasions bemoaned the shortage of blood supplies...