Drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrongheaded governmental policies have destroyed many more, argue experts.
Poverty, traditions and no education means laws will do little to end the practice of child brides.
Why would humanitarian workers support the call to decriminalize sex work? Sometimes bombs, floods aren't the only threats to our patients.
Pharmaceutical companies say that delayed drug registrations by the Medicines Control Council may have played a role in stock outs.
In 2016, Yumna Moosa took to social media to rally young doctors against medicine's culture of bullying. Now, she's not sure she'd do it again.
Civil society organisations warn that these centres could put migrants’ rights and health at risk. Joan van Dyk explains.
HIV activist Mark Heywood tells Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan the president and health minister are direct opposites.
How HIV experts may be able to help crack the code and find SA's missing TB patients.
When we are socialised to believe something as natural as menstruation is dirty, those who bleed may feel embarrassed about their period.
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Only some study participants have access to the tablet that can cut the risk of HIV infection by more than 90%.
Blind football represents hope and belonging for Egypt's one million visually impaired.
Experts warn that the country’s overburdened asylum system could leave people trapped at ‘processing centres’ for years
Some pharmacists will be doing their community service at private pharmacies amid a shortage of posts.
Pontsho Pilane explains why women may choose a Caesarean section over a vaginal birth, especially in the private sector.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.