Everyone knows about KZN's cancer crisis but no one is talking about the other provinces that operate on just one radiation oncologist — or less.
The virus’ resurgence, this time in a city of more than one-million people could set the scene for a fast-spreading disaster.
‘As doctors, we've advised each other to discharge stable patients and explain to there is nothing we can do.’
Meanwhile, a lone specialist in the North West caters for 3.7-million people as four provinces are forced to send patients to Gauteng.
Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.
"Women are blamed for infertility when, in fact, as we know from research, it is quite often on the man’s side.”
Taps in capital city of Maputo being turned off every other day as climate change exacerbates southern African drought
Provincial health department has been put under administration as ministerial task team is deployed to the province.
Investigations stretch far beyond links between health officials and Gupta-linked companies.
Why Supra Mahumapelo may hold his fate and that of his province in his hands.
Provincial medicine shortages may be just the beginning.
Why the World Bank may have peddled some dodgy facts about this mental health condition.
Striking workers say a go-slow at the province's central depot will continue until their demands are met.
Nigeria's latest and largest epidemic has claimed almost 100 lives. Find out more about the virus.
Open defecation is a reality for many people around the world. Here's what it translates to.
Misconceptions about HIV infection and injection drug use could shut down the only project working to curb it.
But will the country be able to half its maternal mortality ratio by 2030 - in time to achieve its sustainable development goal?
After being awarded damages, distraught families want more: the former Gauteng Health MEC must face criminal charges.
The arbitration ruling specifies that both Constitutional and general damages have to be paid.
We trace the last moments before the source of this potent bacterium was discovered.
The health department will tell you what you should be binning and how to do it safely without causing another public health nightmare.
Everyone’s got an opinion on it but can we say the same about the facts?
The new commander-in-chief has made promises, but how likely is he to deliver?
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba didn’t cut state subsidies for private medical aid members outright but your pocket may still feel the pinch
Those who oversaw the removal of mental health patients could face the full wrath of the law as could those standing by as KZN's cancer care fails.
Work at a non-profit media house? Then you know your job is not just reporting anymore.
‘Families should be compensated for trauma, but not for what the deceased went through’, says state advocate.
Picketing doctors and nurses in Limpopo could be just a taste of what's to come as unions and government prepare to head to the bargaining table.
International insecticide brand Mortein claims that Nigeria contributes 23% of the world’s malaria cases. Does the figure hit the mark?
In times of famine, epidemic and hardship over the past 250 years, women have consistently outlived men, find researchers
Bhekisisa's new manual provides handy information on abortion data in South Africa, how procedures work and what the law says.
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.