Often medical help comes too late for people in rural areas but community health workers could change this
Research shows that any shift longer than 16 hours puts doctors and patients at risk.
The health department and the Health Professions Council of South Africa must act to protect the medics and patients.
Medical interns are leading the battle to reduce the dangerously overlong working hours that compromise the safety of patients.
Simple phone services are stepping in to help women who can't seek clinical advice in person.
These "cancer-fighting" molecules may not be the good guys we have been led to believe.
SA doctors demand shorter hours, saying their 30-hour shifts put patients' lives at risk
Exhausted doctors endanger health
The ups and downs of community healthcare
Help's at hand for connected moms
The jury is out on antioxidants
Pontsho Pilane explains why women may choose a Caesarean section over a vaginal birth, especially in the private sector.
A doctor shortage in war-torn Mozambique paved the way for a new breed of surgeons that have slashed deaths among new mothers.
A novel and easy way to disinfect water using freely available solar power is helping to combat the spread of disease in developing countries.
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.