When a river and several hours of dirt roads stand between you & the nearest hospital, giving birth can be deadly. One nurse is hoping to change that.
This month, the New African boasts a shocking headline: "We deliberately spread Aids in South Africa." Could that be true?
Men who have sex with men can now safely use the HIV prevention pill before and after sex, instead of every day.
Mali joins the ranks of countries such as Sierra Leone, South Africa & Burkina Faso to provide free healthcare to moms and tots.
We tell moms to exclusively breastfeed. But we don’t tell them about all the things that get in the way of that, including depression.
If you think shutting down needle exchange programmes will keep your city free of contaminated needles, think again.
Sex work is selling a service, not your body, says Mariska Majoor. There's nothing sinister about it.
Find out what you need to know about Bosasa’s alleged corruption in just minutes with our Joan van Dyk.
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Recent national and Gauteng memos demanding all foreign patients pay in full for services likely fell foul of the law.
Previously, the health department dedicated about R180 000 per year to respond to what is arguably the greatest threat humankind has ever faced.
In 2003, New Zealand did away with all laws against consensual adult sex work. Activists say South Africa can take a few lessons from it.
Could a new manmade concoction of mundane odours stop malaria?
Interested in health and social justice reporting and willing to put in the hours to do it? This internship might be for you.
Does sex work legislation have an impact on gender-based violence and HIV infection rates? We traveled to Amsterdam and Durban to find out.
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.