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TB Unit achieves high cure rate

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The Klerksdorp/Tshepong (K/T) Hospital Complex achieved an 80% cure rate for XDR TB. The national department of Health on Drug Resistant TB outcomes for the 2015 XDR Patients Cohort, published in April 2018, shows that the North West province specifically Tshepong’s XDR TB Unit achieved an 80% cure
rate. This is a significant change from the previous world-wide accepted standard of a 20% cure rate.

To read the full story, read page 5 of our 17 August 2018 issue.

Eisers kry geld na Aurora-skandaal

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Klerksdorp - Die eerste eiser in die Aurora-skandaal het verlede week sy uitbetaling ontvang. Dit is bykans 10% van sy aanvanklike eis, maar dit is ten minste ‘n uitbetaling. Gideon du Plessis, hoof sekretaris: Solidariteit, het die tjek op 8 Augustus aan Frans Kalp oorhandig en hy is so dankbaar dat hy na 9 jaar geld gekry het.

To read the full story, read page 5 of our 17 August 2018 issue.

CPF worries about crime ridden Orkney

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Klerksdorp Record, Orkney - While crime in Orkney is spiraling out of control, the Orkney CPF has kicked off its Take Hands project. According to Jannette Bekker, the SAPS has taken hands with the CPF and the community in order to take back their town from criminals. They also use zello, the Facebook group Klerksdorp Concerned Citizens and all security companies.

To read the full story, read page 7 of our 17 August 2018 issue.

Tap water is safe

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Midvaal Water Company is assuring consumers that tap water is safe for human consumption. David Dikoko, acting CEO, made this announcement following reports on social media and on Carte Blanche regarding extensive pollution of the Vaal River. He, however, stressed that there are high concentration of algae in the water which can cause a bad smell.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 10 August 2018 issue.

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