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
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.