Category Archives: The Tshemba Foundation

Daily Maverick coverage: Driving action for women’s health in rural South Africa

Women in South Africa, especially those in rural communities, need better access to specialist healthcare and awareness of how and when to seek treatment. Medical volunteering non-profit the Tshemba Foundation is calling on obstetric and gynaecological specialists to step up and take action for women everywhere. Daily Maverick unpacks Tshemba Foundation’s mission, vision, and key&nbspREAD MORE >

eNCA coverage: Preventing blindness in rural communities

More than 80% of people in South Africa affected by vision impairment live in rural areas, where access to specialist diagnostic and treatment services is limited. At the 2023 Ophthalmological Society of South Africa (OSSA) conference, which ran from 8 to 11 March, medical volunteering organisation Tshemba Foundation shared their plans to address this issue&nbspREAD MORE >