Almost one in four babies born at public hospitals come into the world via c-section but is it costing some women their lives?
Some districts report Caesarean rates of 40%, which is much higher than the 26% national average for public hospitals.
A changing birth: What’s behind SA’s skyrocketing c-section rates?
This map tells you which districts have the country's highest c-section rates
Could a new manmade concoction of mundane odours stop malaria?
Interested in health and social justice reporting and willing to put in the hours to do it? This internship might be for you.
Does sex work legislation have an impact on gender-based violence and HIV infection rates? We traveled to Amsterdam and Durban to find out.
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.