We always tell moms breast is best but sometimes milk doesn't come when babies do. This breast milk bank is filling in these gaps.
For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing.
New research may finally tell us why SA is always among the first to sound the alarm over drug-resistant strains.
About 15 years after their son died while illegally detained at a deportation centre outside Johannesburg, this family still hasn't found his grave.
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?
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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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.
Heads of state discussed one of the world's biggest killers in New York this week — and it was Aaron Motsoaledi who got them together.
Interested in health and social justice reporting and willing to put in the hours to do it? This internship might be for you.
When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.
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.