Globally, one in four private healthcare groups surveyed won’t work with governments.
A 'foreign threat’ could be a convenient boogeyman in an election season where politicians will face questions about their failures. Or not?
We are facing possibly the greatest health threat of our time: drug-resistant infections. But here's why there's hope the world can change course.
Few governments are prepared to care for the people forced to leave their countries as a result of conflict or climate change. Here's why.
For many people with severe mental illnesses, these special wards can be a lifeline and the first step to care — if they can get there.
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.
Reusable pads are cheaper and better for the environment, but are you willing to try them?
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For centuries, traditional religious practices have preserved the sacred forests of the Bijagós archipelago. Now missionaries are muscling in.
Violent protests at health facilities haven’t only uncovered failings, they have revealed the interconnected nature of the rights we aspire to live
South Africa boasts the world’s largest HIV treatment programme but are provinces ready to take the lead?
Experts warn that the country’s overburdened asylum system could leave people trapped at ‘processing centres’ for years.
A new drug could save 25 000 women living with HIV but could it come at the cost of their babies lives?
For transgender people, gender-affirming care can be a matter of life and death. But medical aids still see it as a choice rather than a necessity.
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.