The World Health Organization launches inquiry after claims of ‘legendary’ corruption, including racism and sexism.
It’s the age of austerity and it’s bad news for doctors, nurses and patients alike — unless the state can do more with less.
"The cost of this Bosasa looting has been paid by immigrants detained in inhumane and undignified conditions at Lindela", the DA says.
Joan Collins* worked as an intensive care nurse in Cape Town. But that's not the only way she made a living.
Some districts report Caesarean rates of 40%, which is much higher than the 26% national average for public hospitals.
Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.
The Swedish model, legalisation, decriminalisation — does the sex work debate leave you confused? Look no further.
When people with diabetes inject insulin, we don't see that as an addiction. So why is opioid substitution therapy considered one?
Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez takes you inside SA's national HIV and TB plan in just two minutes.
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Virtual reality isn’t just for video games anymore. It’s revolutionising medicine, including the way we manage pain.
Think child marriages only happen in far off countries? Think again.
Girls in Kenya’s Narok County will also be made to reveal the identities of babies’ fathers.
Anna Dahlqvist reflects on a short history of a messy 'problem', or how the world taught you to fear your period.
A 'foreign threat’ could be a convenient boogeyman in an election season where politicians will face questions about their failures. Or not?
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.