Cancer Crisis: Where are South Africa's radiation oncologists? Find out

Joan van Dyk

Everyone knows about KZN's cancer crisis but no one is talking about the other provinces that operate on just one radiation oncologist — or less.


Limpopo: 0. Mpumalanga: 0. That's how many radiation oncologists these provinces have

Joan van Dyk

Meanwhile, a lone specialist in the North West caters for 3.7-million people as four provinces are forced to send patients to Gauteng.


Freak waves and HIV in Durban. What's the link?

Joan van Dyk

Misconceptions about HIV infection and injection drug use could shut down the only project working to curb it.


Death and dignity: How KZN strips cancer patients of their pride

Joan van Dyk

Terminally ill patients in the province have little access to pain relief, or basic care. Here's one man's story.


#Listeriosis: An evil mastermind? Track the thoughts of a killer

Joan van Dyk

We trace the last moments before the source of this potent bacterium was discovered.


#Listeriosis: Six ways to keep calm and carry on

Joan van Dyk

The head of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases' listeria investigation, Juno Thomas, tells us which foods to bin and how.


Case closed: The #listeria outbreak was caused by Enterprise polony

Joan van Dyk, Mia Malan

The health department will tell you what you should be binning and how to do it safely without causing another public health nightmare.


The Ronald McDonald socks aside...How serious is Cyril about South Africans' health?

The new commander-in-chief has made promises, but how likely is he to deliver?


#LifeEsidimeni: Motsoaledi and Makhura could be forced to pay up from their pockets

Joan van Dyk

Those who oversaw the removal of mental health patients could face the full wrath of the law as could those standing by as KZN's cancer care fails.


Listeria: Go behind the scenes of SA's race to catch a killer

Joan van Dyk

As deaths mount, take an inside look at the detectives working around the clock to solve the country’s medical mystery.