Almost half of injecting drug users could be living with Hepatitis C

Pontsho Pilane

Newer lifesaving drugs for South Africa's "silent" killer aren't available in the country yet.


Bureaucracy, power and grants: When a pen may be as mighty as the scalpel

Koot Kotze

Go inside this unspoken ethical dilemma South African doctors face every day.


Supra Mahumapelo's legacy? Closed clinics, drug shortages and millions in debt

Nelisiwe Msomi

Unpaid security firms pull guards out of facilities.


Find out which province is the only one with a plan when it comes to HIV

Roxy de Villiers

It’s been a steep learning curve for provinces that sometimes don’t have the know how — or the data — to write and track local plans.


Read: South Africa’s controversial #TobaccoBill

Bhekisisa team

South Africa could become one of a growing number of countries that require plain packaging for cigarettes.


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Almost half of Khayelitsha primary school learners have experienced sexual violence

The youngest children are the ones most at risk — and less likely to report it.


'In that moment, it was clear Bongani was destined for great things'

Late UCT Medical School dean Bongani Mayosi pioneered the response to a little known but common heart disease at home and across the continent.


How many doctors and nurses will lose their licenses over #LifeEsidimeni?

The nation's nursing body says one official has been hauled before it.