New, never before conducted research reveals the road rape survivors and police walk to justice denied.
When Mark died, emergency services left his body on the pavement in central Pretoria for hours.
In 2016, 60% of women of 15 years or older living with HIV were on treatment. Less than half their male peers could say the same.
Studies show the odds are stacked against learners from poorer backgrounds, so why do some succeed where others fail?
It's not right that only black voices in health stories are those patients. Black medical researchers must also be heard in the media space.
All the rage in Finland, 'Moses baskets' could soon be coming to South African shores.
Sex workers in the country want their profession to be decriminalised so that they can access health services without being discriminated against.
Human rights and access to healthcare remain paramount in the country's response.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's long-touted claim may be misleading, reports Africa Check.
A draft bill is likely to virtually remove women’s access to safe abortions.
After almost two decades, the South African Law Reform Commission chose fiction over facts.
Finally capping its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.
Those most at risk of HIV are still fighting to be heard. But there's a lot we can learn from the fight against HIV.
The national health department says provinces have paid up but the head of lab services denies this.
Men who abuse women have often been victims of maltreatment themselves resulting to the intergenerational cycling of abuse.
The second industrial action in as many years is likely to stretch into its second week.
The nationwide industrial action is expected to last at least until Friday and could affect patients living with conditions such as cancer and HIV.
The only solution to problems created by the "prostitution industry" is to end it, argue opponents as we kick off a two-part debate.
Unions say they will not accept anything less than 7.3% wage increases.
Government and medical aids may be uncomfortable but necessary bedfellows.
Criminal networks are targeting your medical aid rands but could you be part of the problem too?
Activists litigated to force government to give HIV-positive people antiretrovirals. Mia Malan talks to Mark Heywood about the political consequences
Can SA afford the NHI? And will you be able to keep seeing your doctor? Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez answers these and other questions.
We tell you what the recently released NHI white paper says about the future of health services in South Africa.
Playtime isn't just about fun and games - find out why it's an important part of young children's development.
Private sector’s role and slow roll out likely to top ANC policy conference delegates’ list of concerns
The newly released white paper could mean the end is nigh for medical aids.
Drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrongheaded governmental policies have destroyed many more, argue experts.
Why would humanitarian workers support the call to decriminalize sex work? Sometimes bombs, floods aren't the only threats to our patients.
Pharmaceutical companies say that delayed drug registrations by the Medicines Control Council may have played a role in stock outs.
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.