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


A life-saving shift: New reductions in doctors’ hours are still far off the mark

Koot Kotze

Research shows that any shift longer than 16 hours puts doctors and patients at risk.


SA doctors demand shorter hours, saying their 30-hour shifts put patients' lives at risk

Koot Kotze

The health department and the Health Professions Council of South Africa must act to protect the medics and patients.


Exhausted doctors endanger health

Koot Kotze

Medical interns are leading the battle to reduce the dangerously overlong working hours that compromise the safety of patients.


Help's at hand for connected moms

Koot Kotze

Simple phone services are stepping in to help women who can't seek clinical advice in person.


The jury is out on antioxidants

Koot Kotze

These "cancer-fighting" molecules may not be the good guys we have been led to believe.