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.
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Scientists confirm what women always knew: Men really are the weaker sex
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Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.
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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.