Higher Health in the Media

Gender-Based Violence

HIGHER HEALTH releases instruments to help strengthen the fight against GBV
On Friday, 27 August, HIGHER HEALTH released instruments that will help strengthen the fight against gender based violence at tertiary institutions. The agency aims to encourage management, unions and student leaders to take personal accountability through a policy framework. Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, launched that framework in 2020.


SABC NEWS on 01 December 2014
HEAIDS Director Dr Ramneek Ahluwalia on the progress of HIV Prevention and Treatment in South Africa

Mental Health

Student mental health
Wits University has lost two students to suicide in the last two weeks. The institution’s SRC has called on the university to have a 24-hour window period opened to all students who might feel pressured without being subjected to any documentation process. Interviews with SRC president and CEO of HIGHER HEALTH.


HIGHER HEALTH urges university leadership to prioritise safety
HIGHER HEALTH CEO, Prof (Dr) Ramneek Ahluwalia shares more about why they are urging university leadership to prioritise safety at institutions in anticipation of the fourth wave of COVID-19.

General News

HIGHER HEALTH CEO, Dr Ahluwalia talks on the newly launched Mobile Clinic units – 26 Sept, SABC News
26 September SABC News: Higher Health, an institution devoted to student health, wellness and psycho-social wellbeing in the post-schooling education sector recently launched 10 fully furnished mobile clinic units, and the units will enhance health services at TVET, CET colleges and universities around the country. Now to discuss this further Dr Ramneek Ahluwalia, HIGHER HEALTH CEO joined SABC’s SA Today programme via Zoom.