It is a beacon of hope, yet the state's cystic fibrosis unit at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital might be closed.
Some believe that proper palliative care goes a long way towards countering arguments for euthanasia, writes Thalia Randall.
Death is inevitable, pain is optional
Unique Charlotte Maxeke hospital ward faces closure
Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.
Anna Dahlqvist reflects on a short history of a messy 'problem', or how the world taught you to fear your period.
A 'foreign threat’ could be a convenient boogeyman in an election season where politicians will face questions about their failures. Or not?
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.