New Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa speaks about the Life Esidimeni tragedy that claimed the lives of at least 94 mental health patients.
Gauteng health department hopes to avoid legal battle as more bodies are discovered.
Without accurate data, maginalised groups risk being left behind - again.
Find out when you can terminate a pregnancy and who should be doing it.
Why do children bully? We look at some of the factors that lead to this behaviour.
Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.
Outreach workers say the practice making headlines isn’t as widespread as it’s been made out to be as they rush to prevent more from trying it.
Malnutrition contributes to almost half of all child deaths globally but receives 1% of foreign aid.
Every dollar spent on vaccines brings a 16-fold return on investment — and up to $44 for every dollar if broader benefits are taken into account.
In some provinces, safe, free abortions may only be provided at about 260 public facilities.
Here are three ways to tell whether or not you might be going for an abortion at an illegitimate practitioner.
Key players say the culture of government created by Jacob Zuma allowed the deaths of 94 health patients.
Much is made of alleged shortages in doctors’ posts but clinical associates rarely gets a mention, says professional association.
The most important people in mining will not be among the movers and shakers at the high-profile event this week.
Having a chronic illness can raise your risk of depression. For diabetics, the blood sugar high and lows of everyday life take an extra toll.
The global body heeds calls by SA health minister Aaron Motsoaledi for high-level meeting on age-old killer.
Water births are a growing phenomenon in South Africa and globally. But this birth method is controversial – scientific evidence is lacking.
The province is providing free sanitary pads to learners, so what's stopping a national roll-out?
The health ombudsman has found 94 mental health patients died because of state negligence. Laura Lopez Gonzalez tells Mia Malan what happened.
Almost 100 Gauteng mental health patients died after MEC Qedani Mahlangu's disastrous decision, the health ombud has found.
A father speaks out about the terrible conditions his son died in after being removed from state-funded hospital care at Life Esidimeni.
Fact may be stranger than science fiction as artificial intelligence moves into consulting rooms.
How does your drinking affect your sex life? And can HIV infection be linked to alcohol consumption? Mia Malan gives you the facts.
Science could be closer to unravelling the riddle of menstruation-related mood disorders
Two years of HIV self-testing in Malawi have shown no cases of suicide, intimate partner violence or self-harm.
The health department says the problems with placements are overstated but experts wonder if provincial budgets are coping with rising costs.
The health department calls arrests 'unfortunate' after senior officials spend night trying to get workers out of cells.
Some pharmacists will be doing their community service at private pharmacies amid a shortage of posts.
Not up to the daily dilemma of what to pack your little ones for lunch? Beef up your children’s lunch boxes with these quick tips.
A new injectable drug could change the face of HIV prevention and the revolution might start right here in South Africa.
Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.
As the death toll rises, we look at the people, the policies and the politicians at the centre of this national tragedy.
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.