Mali joins the ranks of countries such as Sierra Leone, South Africa & Burkina Faso to provide free healthcare to moms and tots.
In times of famine, epidemic and hardship over the past 250 years, women have consistently outlived men, find researchers
Patients too poor to settle medical debts are chained to drain pipes, starved and abused in health centres across parts of Africa.
With crime rates high and no efficient emergency number available, an app developed by a student aims to make people in Kenya feel safer.
Jacket would detect symptoms up to four times faster than a doctor.
Women forced into sex to pay hospital bills, study says
Scientists confirm what women always knew: Men really are the weaker sex
Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia
This president is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes to an NHI
Feel unsafe? There's an app for that
We invite you to our Policy Dialogue at the 9th annual Aids Conference.
Since the country’s rollout, less than a quarter of people who’ve started taking the HIV prevention pill are young women — despite high HIV rates.
Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan asks reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng why older men prey on younger women.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in isiZulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.