Today, SA is seeing fewer new TB cases and deaths than ever before.
The global body heeds calls by SA health minister Aaron Motsoaledi for high-level meeting on age-old killer.
The country has made progress with its plans to prevent, treat and monitor HIV but still has a long way to go.
Unless the state's plan to curb maternal deaths is wholly implemented, it won't make a dent.
United Nations' first high-level meeting on TB could usher in a new world order
Will South Africa reach its 90-90-90 HIV targets?
We can achieve a TB-free South Africa, but it’s time to pick up the pace
Staunching SA's pregnancy wound
The loss of one of SA’s most longstanding HIV activists comes when politics and dwindling resources are pitting stalwarts against each other.
Decriminalising sex work could help avert almost half of all new HIV infections globally among workers and clients in the next 10 years.
Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.
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.