Why expanding access to contraception – and abortions – is a 'best buy' for SA

Draft guidelines will look to balance a doctor or nurse's right recuse themselves from performing abortions with a person's right to choose.


We can achieve a TB-free South Africa, but it’s time to pick up the pace

Yogan Pillay (author)

Today, SA is seeing fewer new TB cases and deaths than ever before.


United Nations' first high-level meeting on TB could usher in a new world order

Yogan Pillay (author)

The global body heeds calls by SA health minister Aaron Motsoaledi for high-level meeting on age-old killer.


Will South Africa reach its 90-90-90 HIV targets?

Yogan Pillay (author)

The country has made progress with its plans to prevent, treat and monitor HIV but still has a long way to go.


Staunching SA's pregnancy wound

Unless the state's plan to curb maternal deaths is wholly implemented, it won't make a dent.