Keready Celebrates Youth Month: Investing in Young People Pays Dividends All Year Round

As South Africa celebrates Youth Month, Keready, the dynamic youth-led health movement, urges the nation to remember the importance of empowering and investing in young people – not just during this dedicated time, but throughout the year. “Let’s celebrate Youth Month by investing in the health and well-being of young people – this month and […]

#Keready Celebrates Love and Reproductive Health This February!

South Africa – February 2024 –  February is the month of love, and while the focus is around Valentine’s Day, romance and love, leading youth-led health movement Keready advocates it is worth remembering that it is also Reproductive Health Month. Throughout the month, Keready will spark important conversations through its active social media channels and […]

#Keready says STOP to Gender-Based Violence During 16 Days of Activism

In a commitment to fostering a safer society, Keready, a youth-led health movement, is dedicating its efforts to help eliminate gender-based violence (GBV) during the upcoming 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign. The campaign is a United Nations global initiative that takes place annually from 25 November (International Day […]

13 brand new mobile #Keready clinics ready for action in KZN

  Durban, South Africa, November, 2023 – Thirteen brand new cutting-edge mobile health clinics have been put in action in KwaZulu-Natal by the dynamic youth-driven movement and leading mobile healthcare provider Keready. The launch of these new clinics represents a significant milestone in Keready’s commitment to bring free quality medical services to communities in need, […]

Site B girls given space to empower themselves

Under the motto “#We Are Sister’s Keepers”, a group of community leaders and concerned citizens made a call on young girls to step up a gear in the fight against all forms of violence against them by moving beyond just awareness. Instead, they were told to build knowledge, skills and resources. On Friday September 1, […]

#WomensMonth: Young Women Encouraged To Take Care Of Their Health

    THIS Women’s Month, #Keready is advocating for the importance of young women’s health. #Keready’s team of ten young doctors, 95 nurses, 50 communicators and drivers, and more a hundred mobilisers ensure that the young people in four provinces; Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape have access to the health services they need. […]

Health Department tackle persistent vaccine hesitancy among 18-34 age group

Health Minister Joe Phaahla explained on Friday that there was more than enough capacity for vaccinations but that the department was struggling to convince people to get the jab. Phaahla was speaking at the launch of the Youth Vaccination Programme. Source: https://ewn.co.za/2022/02/19/health-department-tackles-persistent-vaccine-hesitancy-among-18-34-age-group

COVID-19 vaccine | KeReady campaign targets young people.

The low uptake of vaccinations among the 18-35 year-old cohort has been a concern for the government. Ramaphosa explained that it is important that people in this age cohort get vaccinated. The #KeReady campaign was launched last month to encourage vaccination among those in the age group. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imDGQVuxXuU

Dr Nicholas Crisp on SA’s COVID-19 vaccination programme

Head of national vaccination programme Department of Health Dr Nicholas Crisp on SABC. SABC speaks to Dr Nicholas Crisp, Head of national vaccination programmes on update of SA’s COVID-19 vaccination programme. If you want to hear all about how the programme has influenced young people to vaccinate and educated the community on vaccinations, please watch […]

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