Grahamstown Park Run turned 1
Health / Healthy People/ Groups / Lifestyle / Physical

Grahamstown Park Run turned 1

Park Run is an international event which made its way to Grahamstown last year. It is run by volunteers who act as time-keepers, event coordinators and barcode scanners. Each person who participates registers online and is given a barcode through which their time is recorded and later emailed to them. This park run barcode enables … Continue reading

World Contraception Day: A fact-guide on protected sex
Health / Reproductive health

World Contraception Day: A fact-guide on protected sex

The 26th Septemeber was World Contraception Day. This awareness day was created in order to further ensure that education around safe sex is carried out all over the world. This infogrpahic outlines some of the contraceptive methods available to women. To view larger follow this link: https://magic.piktochart.com/output/8110905-contraception-fact-guide Continue reading

For the love of Hiking: Lion’s Head
Healthy People/ Groups / Lifestyle / Women

For the love of Hiking: Lion’s Head

Lion’s Head has become an incredibly popular hiking trail, with people of all fitness levels, ages and genders participating in the health and recreational craze. With the increase in popularity and initiatives, such as Rock Girl, such trails have also become safer for women to do on their own. Previously Lion’s Head, like many parts … Continue reading

Health Care Centre steps up on contraception
Diseases / Lifestyle / Reproductive health / Women

Health Care Centre steps up on contraception

Rhodes Health Care Centre has set down plans to begin introducing Implant contraception to the contraceptive services it offers to students. Currently the Health Care Centre offers various forms of contraception for women. These include the combined oral contraceptive pills offered by the Health Department, Triphasel and Nordette. These are available to all students for … Continue reading