Many diabetics are dependent on expensive blood sugar testing strips to stay alive. Most in South Africa can't afford it.
Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.
In some provinces, safe, free abortions may only be provided at about 260 public facilities.
People who use creams to lighten their skin risk causing lasting damage to their bodies and nervous systems.
Go inside the international network of women willing to break the law to give people access to termination of pregnancy services.
Until now, the national and provincial health departments have not been able to say where services are provided. Here's how we found them.
As the death toll rises, we look at the people, the policies and the politicians at the centre of this national tragedy.