When we got our independence, we did not ask ourselves what kind of ethics this new country needed. SA’s health ombud reflects on his first big case.
Newer, lifesaving drugs for South Africa's "silent" killer aren't yet available in the country.
Go inside this unspoken ethical dilemma South African doctors face every day.
Unpaid security firms pull guards out of facilities.
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.
Reusable pads are cheaper and better for the environment, but are you willing to try them?
Bleeding every month is a costly affair. Pads and tampons cost a person R40 000 in their lifetime. Here's a way to get round the price.
It may come round every month, but a lot of us still don't know how our menstrual cycle works, says reproductive health doctor, Tlaleng Mofokeng.
Reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng explains to Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan why age-disparate relationships make women more vulnerable to HIV.
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South Africa could become one of a growing number of countries that require plain packaging for cigarettes.
The youngest children are the ones most at risk — and less likely to report it.
Late UCT Medical School dean Bongani Mayosi pioneered the response to a little known but common heart disease at home and across the continent.
The arbitration ruling specifies that both Constitutional and general damages have to be paid.
Laura Lopez Gonzalez speaks to Tim Modise about who might be held accountable for the tragedy.
The nation's nursing body says one official has been hauled before it.
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.