The ups and downs of community healthcare

Koot Kotze

Often medical help comes too late for people in rural areas but community health workers could change this

#FeesMustFall: Plans in place to ensure Wits medical students graduate

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Most of the country’s medical schools say final-year medical students will write exams

Will the latest TB drug reach South Africa in time?

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Activists fear regulatory delays will come too late for many people who need delamanid and will also stall its release in neighbouring countries.

Court case could force gold industry to pay out miners' daughters and wives

Thabang Pooe, Dean Peacock

A high court has ruled that compensation to women who have to take care of sick miners could ease the gendered harms imposed by the industry.

Finally, TB pills for children

Cyrus Kinyungu

Tastier kid-friendly tablets will help take the guess work out of treating Kenya's tiniest TB patients.

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Breasts: Five things to know about them and their care

Did you know? Good care is out there in public and private hospitals, but check your medical aid

Caesarean section or vaginal birth, which is best for you?

Pontsho Pilane explains why women may choose a Caesarean section over a vaginal birth, especially in the private sector.

Bhekisisa journalists score big at Vodacom awards

Bhekisisa staff scoop regional awards aimed at recognising feature writing and burgeoning young talent within the field