South Africa’s top public health experts sat down to discuss the safety of e-cigarettes. The verdict? Stay away.
Presented this week at the World Health Assembly, the document could usher in a new era in affordable healthcare. Here's why we need it.
Life-saving medicines are out of reach for many patients but a World Health Organisation meeting held in Johannesburg this week could change that.
When this toddler died at Leratong Hospital, his body disappeared. Here’s what happened when his parents went back there more than a decade later.
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.
Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
When a few months of treatment costs as much as a house, some patients are taking their lives and the law into their own hands to survive.
Bosasa bribed its way into contracts. Meet the four-year-old who paid the price.
This province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data.
We could be just months away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women.
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Bhekisisa's latest policy dialogue takes a deep dive into one of the biggest challenges facing SA's HIV response at the 9th Aids conference.