GMO babies: Inside the bad science that sent a Chinese scientist...

He Jiankui’s failed gene-edited baby experiment proves we're not ready for human embryo modification COMMENT

These six countries are likely to go to war for water...

Tension over water scarcity is increasing across the globe. A new system flags up where this threatens to erupt into violence.

Teletubbies and friends: Inside the bizarre science behind your child’s favourite...

What makes the world’s most successful children’s TV programmes so addictive – and so strange? Linda Geddes explores the research on...

Three things that will shape the national health insurance here… and...

By now, most politicians in sub-Saharan Africa agree: State-sponsored health insurance is a non-negotiable when it comes to universal healthcare. In...

Pollution, profits & the people in between: ‘I have farmed for...

Meandering rivers and lush forests offered rich pickings for generations of farming and fishing communities. Then came the oil companies.

When ambulances wouldn’t respond to calls in this community, one woman...

Where ambulances fear to tread: Life in Africa's largest informal settlement is rife with problems. Getting emergency care shouldn't be one...

Whose National Health Insurance is it anyway? Taking back the power

Compass: Charting the course to a National Health Insurance Public comment on the NHI Bill has closed,...

More than just a footnote: ‘African authors are under-represented as first...

A survey of 198 global health organisations showed that nearly 90% were headquartered in North America or Western Europe, with boards dominated by...

[WATCH] Who will pay for the NHI — will it work...

Just like your medical scheme, the National Health Insurance scheme will buy health services on your behalf. But in new ways....

A letter to my HIV: ‘Because of you…’

It took her parents, it changed the way she saw herself at times, it reaffirmed her purpose in life ... then...