Provincial medicine shortages may be just the beginning.
Once slices of the healthcare funding pie are dished out to provinces, there is little control over how this money is spent to benefit the rural poor.
Missing medicines and missing money: Why a bigger crisis looms in North West
Radical transformation begins with fixing how we fund healthcare in remote areas
This doctor returned to his home town to live, love and heal.
Work at a non-profit media house? Then you know your job is not just reporting anymore.
Until now, the national and provincial health departments have not been able to say where services are provided. Here's how we found them.
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.